Anatomy of the cruciate ligaments and their function in extension and flexion of the human knee joint.

@article{Fuss1989AnatomyOT,
  title={Anatomy of the cruciate ligaments and their function in extension and flexion of the human knee joint.},
  author={Franz K Fuss},
  journal={The American journal of anatomy},
  year={1989},
  volume={184 2},
  pages={165-76}
}
  • Franz K Fuss
  • Published 1989 in The American journal of anatomy
The areas of the femoral origin of the cruciate ligaments have approximately the shape of sectors of ellipses, the one for the anterior ligament on the lateral condyle posteroproximally and the one for the posterior ligament on the medial condyle distally. By means of a new technique of dissection, combined with the use of X-rays, the change in distance between the origin and insertion and so the change of tension of single bundles of the ligaments could be analyzed. Only a rather thin bundle… CONTINUE READING

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