An anteromedial approach to the posterior cruciate ligament

I. M. Levy, R. Riederman, R. F. Warren

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Abstract

A straight anteromedial incision for the exposure of the medial, posteromedial, and posterior ligaments of the knee provides favorable exposure of the distal attachment site of the posterior cruciate ligament. This approach enables a medial parapatellar arthrotomy to be performed through the same incision. The key elements of the exposure are the reflection of the semimembranosus tendon and detachment of the posterior capsule from the medial meniscus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-181
Number of pages8
JournalClinical orthopaedics and related research
VolumeNO. 190
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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