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Tear of the ACL, PCL and Lateral Collateral Ligament with Reconstructive Surgery
Tear of the ACL, PCL and Lateral Collateral Ligament with Reconstructive Surgery

This medical exhibit shows the surgical procedure needed after a severe injury to the knee including a tear of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) and lateral collateral ligament. An image to the far left of the exhibit orients the viewer to the pre-operative condition of the knee. All injuries are noted with labels. Images to the right detail the surgical procedure performed to repair these tears. Images A, B and C detail the arthroscopy performed to remove ACL and PCL remnants, and tendon allografts are placed and secured. Image D shows the procedure to reconstruct the lateral collateral ligament.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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