The Effects of Grade III Posterolateral Knee Complex Injuries on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Force

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AJSM 1999

To determine if untreated grade III injuries of the posterolateral structures contribute to increased force on an anterior cruciate ligament graft, we measured the force in the graft in cadaveric knees during joint loading after reconstruction with otherwise intact structures and in the same reconstructed knees after selected cutting of specific posterolateral knee structures.

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