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Latest Posterior cruciate ligament Stories

2014-03-12 08:31:47

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, announces the launch of the JOURNEY(TM) II Cruciate Retaining (CR) knee replacement at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting in New Orleans today. The new implant extends the JOURNEY II Total Knee System to procedures that preserve the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), which accounts for approximately half of all knee replacement procedures....

2014-01-16 23:26:45

James Lubowitz MD breaks down the four basic components of knee arthroscopy in his newly released arthroscopic knee surgery video. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Albuquerque knee specialist Dr. James Lubowitz provides educational resources for patients researching injuries and treatments related to the knee. As both a practicing orthopedic specialist and Assistant Editor-in-Chief of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Dr. Lubowitz emphasizes the...

2013-11-07 23:30:03

This two-part study on the posterior cruciate ligament - PCL injuries and PCL reconstruction - by Dr. Robert LaPrade found that double bundle PCL reconstruction more closely represented a stable functioning knee. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Colorado knee specialist Robert LaPrade MD, PhD recently completed a two-part study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine on the anatomy and treatment of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). The first study was entitled:...

2013-11-05 10:31:43

Two knee surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have discovered a previously undescribed ligament in the human knee. The ligament appears to play an important role in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. Despite successful ACL repair surgery and rehabilitation, some patients with ACL-repaired knees continue to experience so-called 'pivot shift', or episodes where the knee 'gives way' during activity. For the last four years, orthopaedic surgeons Dr Steven Claes and...

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...

2009-07-01 09:40:00

New study reports on posterior cruciate ligament treatment options, but investigation is not overWhile 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."An...