Arthroscopic Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction



PCL injury with combined ligament injuries.

Symptomatic grade 2 or 3 PCL injuries – a significant proportion of grade 3 injuries have associated PLC or PMC injuries and need to carefully evaluate.


Posterior Cruciate Ligament Femoral Tunnel Knee Dislocation Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Posterior Draw 

Further Reading

  1. Matava MJ, Ellis E, Gruber B. Surgical treatment of posterior cruciate ligament tears: an evolving technique. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009;17(7):435–46.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Petrigliano FA, McAllister DR. Isolated posterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2006;14(4):206–12.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Peccin MS, Almeida GJ, Amaro J, et al. Interventions for treating posterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005;(2):CD002939.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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