Dr Lasse Lempainen´s selected publications.
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can be found also in PubMed.
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Strength Measurements and Results of Surgical Treatment of Complete Rectus Femoris Mid-substance Rupture: A Case Report

Anna A Kartio, Aleksi M Jokela, Xavier Valle, Ricard Pruna, Keijo Mäkelä, Lasse L Lempainen

Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2022

Return to Play Prediction Accuracy of the MLG‑R Classification System for Hamstring Injuries in Football Players: A Machine Learning Approach

Xavier Valle, Sandra Mechó, Eduard Alentorn-Geli, Tero A. H. Järvinen, Lasse Lempainen,
Ricard Pruna, Joan C. Monllau, Gil Rodas, Jaime Isern-Kebschull, Mourad Ghrairi,
Xavier Yanguas, Ramon Balius, Adrian Martinez-De la Torre

Sports Medicine 2022

A systematic review of surgical intervention in the treatment of hamstring tendon ruptures: current evidence on the impact on patient outcomes

Aleksi Jokela, Antti Stenroos, Jussi Kosola, Xavier Valle and Lasse Lempainen

Annals of Medicine 2022

Management of anterior thigh injuries in soccer players: practical guide

Lasse Lempainen, Sandra Mechó, Xavier Valle, Stefano Mazzoni, Jose Villalon, Marco Freschi, Luca Stefanini, Alvaro García-Romero-Pérez, Maria Burova, Pavel Pleshkov, Ricard Pruna, Giulio Pasta and Jussi Kosola

BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022


Tendon injuries in football players: FC Barcelona 2021 tendon guide

Jill Cook, Gil Rodas, Alan McCall, Ricard Pruna, Rochelle Kennedy and Lluís Til.
Dr Lasse Lempainen is a corresponding author relating to the surgical chapter.

The FC Barcelona tendon guide

Proximal Adductor Longus Tendon Repair With a Concomitant Distal Fascial Release for Complete Hip Adductor Tendon Tears - Surgical Technique and Outcomes in 40 Male Athletes

Lasse Lempainen, Iftach Hetsroni, Jussi A. Kosola, Jaakko J. Sinikumpu, Stefano Mazzoni, Sakari Orava

The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 2021

Chronic and Recurrent Rectus Femoris Central Tendon Ruptures in Athletes

Lasse Lempainen, Jussi Kosola, Xavier Valle, Jordi Puigdellivol, Juha Ranne, Sakari Orava, Ricard Pruna

The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 2021

Tears of biceps femoris, semimembranosus, and semitendinosus are not equal — A new individual muscle-tendon concept in athletes

L. Lempainen, J. Kosola, R. Pruna, J-J. Sinikumpu, X. Valle, O. Heinonen, S. Orava, N. Maffulli

Scandinavian Journal of Surgery 2021

Calcaneal Bone Bruise After Surgery for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy

Jussi Kosola, Nicola Maffulli, Juha-Jaakko Sinikumpu, Gergely Pánics, Pekka Niemi, Sakari Orava, and Lasse Lempainen

Clin J Sport Med 2020


Book chapter: Tendinopathy: From Basic Science to Return to Play

F. Abat, U.G. Longo, B. Kocaoglu, F.G. Usuelli, L. Lempainen, A. Jiménez-García, G. Stelitano, G. Firatli, and R. D´Ambrosi

M.T. Hirschmann et al. (eds.), ESSKA Instructional Course Lecture Book, ESSKA 2020


Lasse Lempainen
orthopaedic surgeon
adjunct professor

Lasse Lempainen (Pihlajalinna)