• Anatomic Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee Leads to Overconstraint at Any Fixation Angle 

      Schon, Jason M.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Brady, Alex W.; Cruz, Raphael Serra; Chahla, Jorge; Dornan, Grant J.; Turnbull, Travis Lee; Engebretsen, Lars; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-12)
      Background: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most common injuries among athletes. However, the ability to fully restore rotational stability with ACL reconstruction (ACLR) remains a challenge, as ...
    • Arthroscopic Anatomic Single-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Bone?Patellar Tendon?Bone Autograft: Pearls for an Accurate Reconstruction 

      Chahla, Jorge; Moatshe, Gilbert; Cinque, Mark E.; Godin, Jonathan; Mannava, Sandeep; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The fabella is an anatomic variant not seen in all individuals and can potentially be a source of chronic knee pain due to chondromalacia, osteoarthritis, fractures, or biomechanical pressure against the lateral femoral ...
    • Arthroscopy-Assisted Fabella Excision: Surgical Technique 

      Provencher, Matthew T.; Sanchez, George; Ferrari, Marcio B.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Chahla, Jorge; Akamefula, Ramesses; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The fabella is an anatomic variant not seen in all individuals and can potentially be a source of chronic knee pain due to chondromalacia, osteoarthritis, fractures, or biomechanical pressure against the lateral femoral ...
    • Biological treatment of the knee with platelet-rich plasma or bone marrow aspirate concentrates 

      Moatshe, Gilbert; Morris, Elizabeth R.; Cinque, Mark E.; Pascual-Garrido, Cecilia; Chahla, Jorge; Engebretsen, Lars; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-23)
      Knee pathologies including focal cartilage injuries, osteoarthritis (OA), and ligament injuries are common. The poor regeneration and healing potential of cartilage has led to the search for other treatment modalities with ...
    • Biomechanical Comparison of Screw Fixation Versus a Cortical Button and Self-tensioning Suture for the Latarjet Procedure 

      Provencher, Matthew T.; Aman, Zachary S.; LaPrade, Christopher M.; Bernhardson, Andrew S.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Storaci, Hunter W.; Chahla, Jorge; Turnbull, Travis Lee; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background: Metal screws are traditionally used to fix the coracoid process to the glenoid. Despite stable fixation, metal screws have been associated with hardware complications. Therefore, some studies have advocated for ...
    • Clinical outcomes of high tibial osteotomy for knee instability: a systematic review 

      Dean, Chase S.; Liechti, Daniel J.; Chahla, Jorge; Moatshe, Gilbert; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-10)
      Background: In recent years there has been an increasing interest in high tibial osteotomy (HTO) to treat patients with chronic knee instability due to posterolateral corner (PLC), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), and ...
    • Clinical Outcomes of Inside-Out Meniscal Repair According to Anatomic Zone of the Meniscal Tear 

      Cinque, Mark E.; DePhillipo, Nicholas; Moatshe, Gilbert; Chahla, Jorge; Kennedy, Mitchell I.; Dornan, Grant J.; LaPrade, Robert F. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: There is significant discrepancy in the reported vascularity within the meniscus, and a progressively diminishing blood supply may indicate a differential healing capacity of tears that is dependent on the ...
    • Evaluation of Endothelial and Vascular-Derived Progenitor Cell Populations in the Proximal and Distal UCL of the Elbow: A Comparative Study 

      Frangiamore, Salvatore J.; Morris, Elizabeth R.; Scibetta, Alex C.; Chahla, Jorge; Moatshe, Gilbert; Civitarese, David M.; Provencher, Matthew T.; Hackett, Thomas R.; Schickendantz, Mark S.; Huard, Johnny; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background: Vascular-derived progenitor and endothelial cell populations (CD31, CD34, CD146) are capable of multipotent differentiation at the site of injured ligamentous tissue to aid in the intrinsic healing response. ...
    • Medial patellar instability: Treatment and outcomes 

      Moatshe, Gilbert; Cram, Tyler R.; Chahla, Jorge; Cinque, Mark E.; Godin, Jonathan A.; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Historically, a lateral retinacular release was one of the primary surgical interventions used to treat lateral patellar instability. However, disruption of the lateral structures during this procedure has been ...
    • Meniscal ramp lesions : anatomy, incidence, diagnosis, and treatment 

      Chahla, Jorge; Dean, Chase S.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Mitchell, Justin J.; Cram, Tyler R.; Yacuzzi, Carlos; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-26)
      Meniscal ramp lesions are more frequently associated with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than previously recognized. Some authors suggest that this entity results from disruption of the meniscotibial ligaments ...
    • Multiligament Knee Injuries in Older Adolescents: A 2-Year Minimum Follow-up Study 

      Godin, Jonathan A.; Cinque, Mark E.; Pogorzelski, Jonas; Moatshe, Gilbert; Chahla, Jorge; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Multiligament knee injuries cause significant functional impairment. Adults undergoing anatomic reconstruction of multiligament knee injuries have excellent outcomes postoperatively. However, less is known about ...
    • Open patellar tendon tenotomy, debridement, and repair technique augmented with platelet-rich plasma for recalcitrant patellar tendinopathy 

      Kruckeberg, Bradley M.; Chahla, Jorge; Ferrari, Marcio B.; Sanchez, George; Moatshe, Gilbert; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Patellar tendinopathy is a disabling condition that frequently affects the athletic population, especially athletes undergoing repetitive impact forces as a result of jumping and landing activities. Most cases are initially ...
    • Opening- and closing-wedge distal femoral osteotomy: a systematic review of outcomes for isolated lateral compartment osteoarthritis 

      Chahla, Jorge; Mitchell, Justin J.; Liechti, Daniel J.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Menge, Travis J.; Dean, Chase S.; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-06)
      Background: Lateral compartment osteoarthritis of the knee can be a challenging pathology in the younger, active population due to limited treatment options and high patient expectations. Distal femoral osteotomy (DFO) has ...
    • Posterior meniscal root injuries 

      Moatshe, Gilbert; Chahla, Jorge; Slette, Erik; Engebretsen, Lars; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-27)
      Meniscal root tears (MRTs) are defined as radial tears within 1 cm of the meniscal root insertion, or an avulsion of the insertion of the meniscus. These injuries change joint loading due to failure of the meniscus to ...
    • Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of the Posterior Medial Meniscus Anatomy : Defining Meniscal Ramp Lesions 

      DePhillipo, Nicholas; Moatshe, Gilbert; Chahla, Jorge; Aman, Zachary S.; Storaci, Hunter W.; Morris, Elizabeth R.; Robbins, Colin M.; Engebretsen, Lars; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background: Meniscal ramp lesions have been defined as a tear of the peripheral attachment of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus (PHMM) at the meniscocapsular junction or an injury to the meniscotibial attachment. ...
    • Variability of reporting recurrence after arthroscopic bankart repair: A call for a standardized study design 

      Kennedy, Mitchell I.; Murphy, Colin; Dornan, Grant J.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Chahla, Jorge; LaPrade, Robert F.; Provencher, Matthew T. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: High recurrence rates have been reported after anterior shoulder dislocations, regardless of the treatment utilized. However, the definition of recurrent instability has been inconsistent, making a comparison ...