Selected publications by the Mehiläinen Neo Sports Hospital team in recent years

A combination of Latarjet and remplissage for treatment of severe glenohumeral instability and bone loss. A case report
Ranne J, Sarimo J, Heinonen O, Orava S
Journal of Orthopedics 2013

“All-arthroscopic double-bundle coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction using autogenous semitendinosus graft: a new technique”
Ranne J, Sarimo J, Rawlins M, Heinonen O, Orava S
Arthrosc Tech. 2012 Feb 16;1(1): e11-4

“Anterior mid-tibial stress fractures. Results of surgical treatment”
Liimatainen E, Sarimo J, Hulkko A, Ranne J, Heikkilä J, Orava S
Scand J Surg 2009; 98:244-9

“Arthroscopic coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction using a synthetic polycaprolactone-based polyurethane urea tendon graft: a report of five cases”
Ranne J, Lempainen L, Kosola J, Kajander S, Kainonen T, Niemi P
Surg Innov 2018 (In press)

“Arthroscopic coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction using graft augmentation and titanium implants”
Ranne J, Kainonen T, Kosola J, Lempainen L, Kanto K, Lehtinen J
Arthroscopy Techniques (In press)

“Bioactive glass in lumbar spondylodesis. A pre-clinical and clinical study”
Frantzén J, Thesis, University of Turku, 2012

Calcific spurs at the insertion of the Achilles tendon: a clinical and histological study
Johansson KJ, Sarimo JJ, Lempainen LL, Laitala-Leinonen T, Orava S
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2013 Jan 21;2(4):273-7

“Central tendon injuries of hamstring muscles: case series of operative treatment”
Lempainen L, Kosola J, Pruna R, Puigdellivol J, Sarimo J, Niemi P, Orava S
Orthop J Sports Med 2018 (In press)

“Clinical principles in the management of hamstring injuries”
Lempainen L, Banke IJ, Johansson K, Brucker PU, Sarimo J, Orava S, Imhoff AB.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014

“Complete proximal hamstring avulsions: a series of 41 patients with operative treatment”
Sarimo J, Lempainen L, Mattila K, Orava S
Am J Sports Med 2008; 36:1110-5

“Different distributions of operative diagnoses for Achilles tendon overuse injuries in Italian and Finnish athletes”
Johansson K, Lempainen L, Sarimo J, Laitala-Leinonen T, Orava S
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2016 May 19;6(1):111-5. doi: 10.11138/mltj/2016.6.1.111. eCollection 2016 Jan-Mar

“Distal patellar tendinosis: an unusual form of jumper’s knee”
Sarimo J, Sarin J, Orava S, Heikkilä J, Rantanen J, Paavola M, Raatikainen TKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2007; 15:54-7

“Distal tears of the hamstring muscles: review of the literature and our results of surgical treatment”
Lempainen L, Sarimo J, Mattila K, Heikkilä J, Orava S
Br J Sports Med 2007; 41:80-3

“Expert opinion: diagnosis and treatment of proximal hamstring tendinopathy”
Lempainen L, Johansson K, Banke IJ, Ranne J, Mäkelä K, Sarimo J, Niemi P, Orava S
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2015 Mar 27;5(1):23-8. eCollection 2015 Jan-Mar. Review

“Macroscopic anomalies and pathological findings in and around the Achilles tendon. Observations from 1661 operations during a 40-year period”
Johansson K, Lempainen L, Sarimo J, Laitala-Leinonen T, Orava S
Orthop J Sports Med 2014

“Medial malleolar stress fracture in athletes: diagnosis and operative treatment”
Lempainen L, Liimatainen E, Heikkilä J, Alonso J, Sarimo J, Mattila K, Orava S.
Scand J Surg. 2012;101(4):261-4

“Modified arthroscopic Latarjet procedure with coracoid exteriorization for treatment of anterior glenohumeral instability”
Ranne J, Kainonen T, Lehtinen J, Heinonen O.
Arthroscopy Techniques 2013; 2(4), pages e361-e365

“Operative treatment for the painful posterior thigh after hamstring autograft harvesting”
Laakso M, Kosola J, Niemi P, Mäkelä K, Ranne J, Orava S, Lempainen L
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J 2017 (In press)

“Operative treatment of acute-on-chronic partial adductor longus tendon rupture – MRI and hip strength follow-up: a case report”
Kosola J, Lindblad N, Mattila K, Lempainen L
Ann Sports Med Res 2016; 3:1091

“Operative treatment of stress fractures of the proximal second metatarsal”
Sarimo J, Orava S, Alanen J
Scand J Med Sci Sports 2007; 17:383-6

“Proximal hamstring tendinopathy: results of surgical management and histopathologic findings”
Lempainen L, Sarimo J, Mattila K, Vaittinen S, Orava S
Am J Sports Med 2009; 37:727-34

“Stress fractures of sacrum”
Liimatainen E, Alonso J, Lempainen L, Johansson K, Sarimo J, Frantzén J, Orava S
ACR Journal of Research in Sports Medicine 2016; 1:20-6

“Surgical excision of posttraumatic ossifications at the proximal hamstrings in young athletes: technique and outcomes”
Orava S, Hetsroni I, Marom N, Mann G, Sarimo J, Ben-Zvi O, Lempainen L
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jun;43(6):1331-6. doi: 10.1177/0363546515574065. Epub 2015 Mar 19

“Surgical excision of symptomatic mature posttraumatic myositis ossificans: characteristics and outcomes in 32 athletes”
Orava S, Sinikumpu JJ, Sarimo J, Lempainen L, Mann G, Hetsroni I
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Aug 5. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4667-7. [Epub ahead of print]

“Surgical treatment of chronic stress fractures in athletes”
Orava S, Sarimo J, Heikkilä J, Lempainen L
Arthroscopy 2012

“Tension-band wiring for fractures of the fifth metatarsal located in the junction of the proximal metaphysis and diaphysis”
Sarimo J, Rantanen J, Orava S, Alanen J
Am J Sports Med 2006; 34:476-80

“Total proximal tendon avulsion of the rectus femoris muscle”
Irmola T, Heikkilä JT, Orava S, Sarimo J
Scand J Med Sci Sports 2007; 17:378-82

“Triceps tears in athletes – Different injury patterns and surgical treatment”
Lempainen L, Sarimo J, Rawlins M, Heikkilä J, Orava S
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Oct;131(10):1413-7