volume 29, issue 7, P873-879 1996
DOI: 10.1016/0021-9290(95)00161-1
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to clarify the role of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in posterior drawer and to test the hypothesis that the anterolateral (aPC) and the posteromedial (pPC) bundles have different functions over the range of flexion. Selective cutting was utilised to determine percentage contributions to resisting posterior drawer. At lower flexion angles the primary restraint to posterior drawer was not the PCL but combined secondary structures. The percentage contribution of the combined…

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