Posterior cruciate ligament injuries: evaluation and management.

  title={Posterior cruciate ligament injuries: evaluation and management.},
  author={Andrew John Cosgarea and Paula Jay},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  volume={9 5},
Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries commonly occur during sports participation or as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Careful history taking and a comprehensive physical examination are generally sufficient to identify PCL injuries. Most authors recommend nonoperative treatment for acute isolated PCL tears. This involves initial splinting in… CONTINUE READING