Evaluation of Quadriceps and Hamstring Muscles’ Elastrographic Properties after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

SUMMARY Background. Tissue stiffness measurement by ultrasound elastography is commonly used for internal organs and tendons. In this study, rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, biceps femoris, and semitendinosus muscles’ stiffness of patients who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery was followed up by ultrasound elastography. Methods. 19 male recreational athletes aged between 18-40 years … Continued