The anatomy of the posterior aspect of the knee. An anatomic study.

@article{Laprade2007TheAO,
  title={The anatomy of the posterior aspect of the knee. An anatomic study.},
  author={Robert F Laprade and Patrick M. Morgan and Fred A. Wentorf and S. P. Johansen and Lars Engebretsen},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={758-64}
}
BACKGROUND The orthopaedic literature contains relatively little quantitative information regarding the anatomy of the posterior aspect of the knee. The purpose of the present study was to provide a detailed description of, and to propose a standard nomenclature for, the anatomy of the posterior aspect of the knee. METHODS Detailed dissection of twenty nonpaired, fresh-frozen knees was performed. Posterior knee structures were measured according to length, width, and/or distance to… CONTINUE READING