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Posterior Cruciate Ligament and Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction

  • Gregory C. Fanelli
  • Craig Edson
  • Kristin N. Reinheimer
  • Daniel J. Tomaszewski
Chapter

Much has been learned and written about the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Interest in the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is increasing, and more articles are appearing in the literature. The natural history of PCL tears has not been well defined. The general consensus has been that isolated PCL tears do well when treated nonoperatively, and multiple ligament injuries about the knee should be surgically stabilized [1–3].

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Posterior Cruciate Ligament Femoral Tunnel Tibial Tunnel Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory C. Fanelli
    • 1
  • Craig Edson
    • 2
  • Kristin N. Reinheimer
    • 2
  • Daniel J. Tomaszewski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryGeisinger ClinicDanville
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryGeisinger ClinicDanville

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