Morphological, biochemical and mechanical features of the cranial cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments in dogs.

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The cruciate ligament and the collateral ligament play key roles in stabilization of the knee joint. Cases of serious knee joint problems presented at the, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan mostly involved rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). Disorders in structural and biochemical components of the CCL were… (More)

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@article{Ueda2006MorphologicalBA, title={Morphological, biochemical and mechanical features of the cranial cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments in dogs.}, author={Hiromi Ueda and Takuya Matsukawa and Takafumi Watanabe and Yoshinao Z Hosaka and Kazushige Takehana}, journal={Okajimas folia anatomica Japonica}, year={2006}, volume={83 1}, pages={25-31} }