Posterior Cruciate Ligament
"Posterior Cruciate Ligament" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the anterolateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur, passes posteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia.
|Posterior Cruciate Ligament
- Posterior Cruciate Ligament
- Cruciate Ligament, Posterior
- Cruciate Ligaments, Posterior
- Ligament, Posterior Cruciate
- Ligaments, Posterior Cruciate
- Posterior Cruciate Ligaments
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Posterior Cruciate Ligament" by people in Profiles.
Roach BL, Matheny JB, Spinelli M, Rusly RJ, Affatato S, DesJardins JD. Bi-unicondylar knee replacement laxity with changes to simulated soft tissue constraints. Proc Inst Mech Eng H. 2013 Jan; 227(1):27-36.