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Posterior cruciate ligament tibial inlay reconstruction

  • Eugene E. Berg
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    Department of Orthopaedics, the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.A.
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      Abstract

      A patellar bone-tendon-bone tibial inlay reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament using a popliteal arthrotomy was designed to minimize graft-tunnel wall abrasion. Arthroscopic techniques are used for femoral graft fixation. In a small series, the procedure decreased the quadriceps active drawer in 70° of flexion by an average of 4 mm and improved patellofemoral symptoms.

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