Correlation of intra-articular osseous measurements with posterior cruciate ligament length on MRI scans.

@article{Orakzai2010CorrelationOI,
  title={Correlation of intra-articular osseous measurements with posterior cruciate ligament length on MRI scans.},
  author={Saima Hanif Orakzai and Caitlin M. Egan and Stephen E Eustace and Patrick Kenny and S J O'flanagan and Peter Keogh},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={83 985},
  pages={23-7}
}
Six patients with a clinical diagnosis of chronic posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) rupture, based on a positive posterior drawer test, had a normal appearance of the PCL on an MRI scan. It is postulated that the PCL had been ruptured but healed in a lengthened state. 12 volunteers with no history of knee trauma underwent an MRI scan of the knee. In this control group (n = 12), there was a close correlation between the lateral femoral condylar width in the sagittal plane and the PCL length… CONTINUE READING