The posterior cruciate ligament, or PCL, is often damaged when a direct blow is sustained to the front of the knee, pushing the tibia backwards and tearing the PCL.
Left unattended a knee without a PCL will often develop osteoarthritis involving the patellofemoral joint and the medial joint space.
Functional instability is a critical issue. For patients who develop instability or collapsing in their knee joint following a PCL injury surgery is often the best option.
PCL surgery or PCL reconstruction carries with it its own set of specific challenges. The PCL reconstructive surgery aims to
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