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2013-11-07 23:30:03

This two-part study on the posterior cruciate ligament - PCL injuries and PCL reconstruction - by Dr.

2010-08-12 14:26:09

In European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, a new section will be published as of the September issue: Case Series of the month.

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2010-03-22 10:45:47

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research (IFAM) in Bremen want to spare cruciate ligament victims and other bone patients this additional procedure.

2009-07-11 22:54:15

Knee surgery doesn't necessarily cut short a professional football career, a researcher reported at an orthopedic conference in Keystone, Colo., Saturday. Robert H.

2009-07-01 10:00:00

New study reports on posterior cruciate ligament treatment options, but investigation is not over ROSEMONT, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While major advances have been made in the understanding of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) anatomy and reconstruction, a literature review published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that there must be continued advances in basic science research in order to determine the best...

2009-07-01 09:40:00

While major advances have been made in the understanding of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) anatomy and reconstruction, a literature review published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that there must be continued advances in basic science research in order to determine the best course of treatment for those with PCL injuries.

2009-04-17 12:44:25

Canadian researchers may have answered the puzzle as to why women suffer more knee injuries than men -- it may be due to their monthly hormone cycle. A University of Calgary research project -- a collaboration between kinesiology, engineering and health sciences researchers -- found that not all woman experience knee laxity -- looseness -- at the same time of their menstrual cycle.

2009-03-03 18:40:51

Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Michael Redd had successful knee surgery Tuesday to repair a season-ending injury he suffered Jan. 24. After Redd was hurt, an MRI exam revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

2008-12-19 18:49:09

The University of Mississippi has lost point guard Chris Warren for the rest of the 2008-09 basketball season because of a two torn left knee ligaments. The 5-foot-10 inch sophomore from Orlando, Fla., suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a sprained medial meniscus ligament during the last play in Thursday night's 77-68 loss to ninth-ranked Louisville. During a layup, Warren, the Rebels' second-leading scorer, landed hard on the knee and had to be helped off the floor by training...


Latest Ligaments Reference Libraries

Zonules of Zinn
2012-07-01 19:12:34

The Zonules of Zinn, also known as Zinn’s membrane and ciliary zonule, is a ring of fibrous strands connecting the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye. The zonule of Zinn is split into two layers: a thin layer, which lines with the hyaloid fossa, and a thick layer, which is a collection of zonular fibers. Together, these fibers are known as the suspensory ligament of the lens. When color granules are displaced from the Zonules of Zinn, by friction against the lens, the...

Cricothyroid ligament
2012-07-01 19:07:37

The cricothyroid ligament makes up the largest part of the laryngeal membrane, consisting of a median (anterior) and twin lateral ligaments. The median cricothyroid ligament is a flat band of white tissue joining the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. The lateral cricothyroid ligament is also known as the conus elasticus. The main function of the ligament is to keep the cricoid and thyroid from traveling too far. This ligament is cut during emergency cricothyrotomy. Image Caption: Larynx -...

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