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|Title:||Isolated posterior cruciate ligament tears: an update of management.|
Rodríguez-Merchán, E Carlos
|Citation:||EFORT Open Rev.2017 Apr;(2)4:89-96|
|Abstract:||Isolated posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tears are much less frequent than anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears.Abrupt posterior tibial translation (such as dashboard impact), falls in hyperflexion and direct hyperextension trauma are the most frequent mechanisms of production.The anterolateral bundle represents two-thirds of PCL mass and is reconstructed in single-bundle techniques.The PCL has an intrinsic capability for healing. This is the reason why, nowadays, the majority of isolated PCL tears are managed non-operatively, with rehabilitation and bracing.Recent studies have focused on double-bundle reconstruction techniques, as they seem to restore knee kinematics.No significant clinical differences have been established between single versus double-bundle techniques, autograft versus allograft, transtibial tunnel versus tibial inlay techniques or remnant-preserving versus remnant-release techniques. Cite this article: EFORT Open Rev 2017;2:89-96. DOI: 10.1302/2058-5241.2.160009.|
|Appears in Collections:||Fundaciones e Institutos de Investigación > IIS H. U. La Paz > Artículos|
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