Thigh muscles injuries in professional soccer players: a one year longitudinal study

Corazza, Angelo and Orlandi, Davide and Baldari, Amedeo and Gatto, Pietro and Stellatelli, Marco and Mazzola, Claudio and Gallia, Roberto and Longo, Stefano and Sconfienza, Luca Maria and Silvestri, Enzo (2013) Thigh muscles injuries in professional soccer players: a one year longitudinal study. M.L.T.J. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 3 (4). pp. 331-336. ISSN 2240-4554

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Thigh muscles indirect injuries are common finding in soccer and represent a critical challenge for teams medical staffs. Indirect injuries are classified on the basis of their site and their clinical and radiological findings, but the assessment of a precise prognosis remains a crucial point. Both ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance (MR) represent effective techniques not only to detect indirect injuries but also to accurately determine severity, location, and, consequently, the prognosis. In this setting, our aim is to review imaging findings of professional athletes muscle tears at three time points (3 days, 2 weeks, and 4 weeks after the time of injury) and, further, to investigate the correlation between tears extent and lay-off time of the athletes. Combined US-MR assessment could be helpful in the management of thigh muscles indirect injuries providing accurate information about the site, the extent, and the healing process

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.7 Malattie del sistema muscoloscheletrico
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2019 13:41
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 13:41

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