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The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 91 Suppl 2: 249-56 (2009)

Avulsion of the proximal hamstring origin. Surgical technique.

James Carmichael , Iain Packham , S Paul Trikha , David G Wood
ABSTRACT
The torn hamstring is a common athletic injury. The purpose of the present study was to review the clinical presentation of this injury, the diagnostic imaging findings, the surgical technique of reattachment, and the likely clinical outcome of surgery for the treatment of avulsion of the proximal hamstring origin.
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.I.00382      ISSN: 0021-9355