Isolated avulsion of the tibial attachment of the posterior cruciate ligament of the knee.

@article{Meyers1975IsolatedAO,
  title={Isolated avulsion of the tibial attachment of the posterior cruciate ligament of the knee.},
  author={Martin H. Meyers},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1975},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={669-72}
}
  • Martin H. Meyers
  • Published 1975 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
Of fourteen isolated avulsion fracutres of the posterior tibial attachment of the posterior cruciate ligament, one was undisplaced and five were minimally displaced. These six were treated conservatively, but four of the five displaced avulsion fractures progressed to non-union and significant functional disability. Eight displaced avulsion injuries were treated by open reduction. In four knees the fragment was sutured back to its origin on the posterior superior aspect of the tibia, and three… CONTINUE READING