Preliminary Notes on the Anatomy of the Knee Joint

  • Hans-Rudolf Henche


Clearly, nobody is likely to undertake arthroscopy if he is not thoroughly familiar with the anatomy of the knee joint. However, the anatomy of the knee joint as seen through the arthroscope is in no way comparable with that seen by the anatomist. It is extremely difficult to find one’ way about the knee joint with the thin instrument. The conventional concepts presented in anatomy textbooks cannot be directly utilized during arthroscopy.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Knee Joint Anterior Horn Transverse Ligament Conventional Concept 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Rudolf Henche
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  1. 1.Kreiskrankenhaus RheinfeldenRheinfeldenSwitzerland

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