Knee ligament reconstruction: plain film analysis.

  title={Knee ligament reconstruction: plain film analysis.},
  author={Betty Jean Manaster and Kent Remley and Anna Newman and F. A. Mann},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={150 2},
New concepts in knee ligament reconstruction have recently emerged, significantly improving the success of surgical reconstruction of anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments, using high-strength bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts, as well as medial and lateral collateral soft-tissue ligament reconstructions. We reviewed plain radiographs of 50 patients with a total of 72 ligament reconstructions to determine radiographic signs of complications. A major early complication relates to… CONTINUE READING