Arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament: a comparison of quadriceps tendon autograft and quadruple hamstring tendon graft.

@article{Chen2002ArthroscopicRO,
  title={Arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament: a comparison of quadriceps tendon autograft and quadruple hamstring tendon graft.},
  author={C. H. Chen and Wen-Jer Chen and C I Shih},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={603-12}
}
PURPOSE Considerable controversies remain on the graft choice and fixation methods in the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare, at minimal 2-year follow-up, the outcomes of PCL reconstruction between using quadriceps tendon autograft and using quadruple hamstring tendon autograft. TYPE OF STUDY Case series. METHODS All patients received only PCL reconstruction without combined severe associated posterolateral instability. From 1996 to… CONTINUE READING