Posterior Cruciate Ligament-Substituting Total Knee Arthroplasty: Rationale and Results

  • Mark W. Pagnano
  • Giles R. Scuderi
  • John N. Insall


Few controversies in orthopedic surgery have persisted for as long as the debate over the appropriate role of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in total knee arthroplasty. Excellent long-term results have been obtained with cemented, condylar total knee components of the cruciate-sacrificing, cruciate-substituting and cruciate-retaining designs.


Total Knee Arthroplasty Posterior Cruciate Ligament Total Knee Replacement Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Femoral Rollback 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark W. Pagnano
    • 1
  • Giles R. Scuderi
    • 1
  • John N. Insall
    • 1
  1. 1.Insall, Scott, Kelly InstituteNew York

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