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Dr. Jorge Chahla was recently interviewed by Telemundo on snow related injuries.

Chicago orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jorge Chahla was recently interviewed by Telemundo for a new segment about common snow related injuries. Watch the video below to see the more

Knee Publications

Influence of Meniscal and Chondral Lesions on Patient-Reported Outcomes After Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction at 2-Year Follow-up

PMID: 29468171 Reports have shown that 30% to 60% of those with ACL tears also demonstrate either meniscal or chondral injuries at the time of their ACL reconstruction surgery. Although these lesions concurrent with ACL tears have been associated more

Knee Publications

Effect of Meniscocapsular and Meniscotibial Lesions in ACL-Deficient and ACL-Reconstructed Knees: A Biomechanical Study

The medial meniscus is connected to the knee joint capsule at the meniscocapsular attachment (MCA) and to the tibia at the meniscotibial attachment (MTA). Tears of the MCA, historically termed “ramp” lesions” have been reported in up to more

Hip Publications

Is There a Role For Ultrasound in Hip Athroscopy? A systemic Review Commentary

The use of ultrasound in current clinical practices is increasingly utilized as studies begin to show it has comparable accuracy to other imaging modalities without the need of significant additional equipment and personnel. Current standard methods of intra-operative imaging, more

Cartilage Publications

Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation in the Patellofemoral Joint: A Systematic Review

Damage to the cartilage on the back side of the patella and the groove it runs in, typically called a patellofemoral osteochondral lesion by orthopedic surgeons, is seen in about 1/3 of patients getting an arthroscopic knee surgery more

Biologic Publications

Concentrated Bone Marrow Aspirate for the Treatment of Chondral Injuries and Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Systematic Review of Outcomes

This study talks about outcomes following the use of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) in patients with knee osteoarthritis and cartilage defects. BMAC has emerged as an important biological tool for the orthopaedic surgeon because it is one more

Knee Publications

Diagnostic Performance of Artificial Intelligence for Detection of Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Meniscus Tears: A Systematic Review

PMID: 32956803 Imaging-based detection of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as its current gold standard for diagnosis. However, the accuracy of these MRI readings may decrease due to observer inexperience, presence of multiple injuries, more

Knee Publications

Anterolateral Knee Extra-articular Stabilizers: A Robotic Study Comparing Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction and Modified Lemaire Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are commonplace in the world of sports medicine and are often treated with ACL reconstruction. Following reconstruction, however, patients may continue to experience knee instability. This study aimed to determine the impact of more

Hip Publications

Indications and Outcomes for Arthroscopic Hip Labral Reconstruction With Autografts- A Systematic Review

The acetabular labrum in the hip plays a major role in hip function and stability. The gold standard treatment for labral tears is to repair the tissue. However, in cases where tissue is not amenable to repair, reconstruction more

Cartilage Publications

Obesity is Associated with an Increased Prevalence of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis and Arthroplasty: A Cohort Study

While osteoarthritis frequently involves the knee and hips, it can also present to a lesser degree in other joints including the shoulder. Physicians commonly agree that the increased incidence of osteoarthritis in the knees and hips compared to more

Knee Publications

Biological Treatment of the Knee with Platelet-Rich Plasma or Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrates

Knee pathologies including focal cartilage injuries, osteoarthritis and ligament injuries are common. The use of biologic agents has emerged as an option for treating these diseases. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has gained significant interest for treating common sports medicine more