Similar outcome after retention or sacrifice of the posterior cruciate ligament in total knee arthroplasty

@inproceedings{Verra2015SimilarOA,
  title={Similar outcome after retention or sacrifice of the posterior cruciate ligament in total knee arthroplasty},
  author={Wiebe C Verra and Lennard G H van den Boom and Wilco C. H. Jacobs and J W Schoones and A. B. Wymenga and Rob G. H. H. Nelissen},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To retain or to sacrifice the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains a matter of discussion. In this systematic review, we wanted to find differences in functional and clinical outcome between the 2 methods. METHODS We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis including all randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-RCTs that have compared PCL retention with PCL sacrifice in TKA with a minimum of 1-year follow-up. Primary… CONTINUE READING
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