Arthroscopic posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft

  title={Arthroscopic posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft},
  author={C.-H. Chen and W Chen and C.-H. Shih},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
Surgical reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is indicated in the PCL-deficient knee with symptomatic instability and multiple ligamentous injury. However, the choice of graft tissues continues to be controversial. We describe an arthroscopic PCL reconstruction technique using the quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft. From March through September 1996, this autograft was used in 12 patients with PCL injuries. After 1–1.5 years’ follow-up, the clinical outcome has been… CONTINUE READING
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