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2014-09-24 23:11:07

Until the past 5-10 years, the results of PCL reconstructions were not as favorable as ACL reconstructions and many surgeons abandoned PCL reconstruction surgery. Recent advances on defining the anatomy, biomechanics and now the proper tensioning techniques for PCL reconstructions have greatly improved the results and outcomes for PCL tears. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Colorado knee specialist Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD and his team at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute...

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:...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.