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Structure of patellar ligament

Known as: Patellar Tendons, Patellar ligament, Tendon, Patella 
A band of fibrous tissue that attaches the apex of the PATELLA to the lower part of the tubercle of the TIBIA. The ligament is actually the caudal… 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We analyzed the radiographs and computed tomography (CT) scans of 143 knees operated on for symptomatic patellar instability and… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background The best choice of graft tissue for use in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction has been the subject of debate… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To study how well an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft fixed at the 10 and 11 o'clock positions can restore knee… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Our hypothesis that multiple, equally tensioned strands of hamstring graft used for reconstruction of the anterior… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This study was undertaken to evaluate the medial ligamentous stabilizers of the patella in restraining lateral displacement and… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Between 1982 and 1986, 126 patients who had under gone ACL reconstruction were followed in a prospec tive manner. One year follow… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Different surgical methods of graft fixation in ACL re construction were examined to determine the effects on mechanical… 
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Virtually all types of collagenous tissues have been transferred in and around the knee joint for intra-articular and extra… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Eighty patients with persistent clinical and functional instability of the knee due to anterior cruciate ligament insufficiency… 
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
A method for deriving a more convenient expression of patella position than those currently in use is described. Lateral…