Isolated posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Long-term results.

@article{Lipscomb1993IsolatedPC,
  title={Isolated posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Long-term results.},
  author={A B Lipscomb and Allen F. Anderson and E D Norwig and W David Hovis and Devin L Brown},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={490-6}
}
From 1973 to 1987, 28 patients seen at our institution sustained isolated posterior cruciate ligament tears. Of these 28 patients, 25 were reevaluated at an average followup of 7 years and 1 month after secondary reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament using the semitendinosus and gracilis tendons alone or with an extraarticular procedure. Subjectively, 22 of 25 patients related no restrictions regarding activities of daily living, with 14 of 25 patients being able to return to their… CONTINUE READING

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