Anatomy of the posterior cruciate ligament. A review.

PCL injuries are major injuries of the knee. Most of the literature on PCL injury has focused on mechanism of injury, diagnosis, and treatment. We are presenting a review of the anatomy of the PCL. Different portions of the PCL are taut at different degrees of knee flexion and extension. The PCL, thus, along with the ACL, contributes to the "screwhome… (More)