The notch in the knee world refers to the 'intercondylar notch'.

intercondylar notch
The notch is the space between the two rounded condyles of the femur bone. The notch is usually occupied by the cruciate igaments, but they are not shown in this illustration.
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ACL graft failure due to graft impingement

ACL reconstruction failure and revisions - Part 5b - by Dr Frank Noyes.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

The Importance of the Intercondylar Notch in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears. Fernández-Jaén T, López-Alcorocho JM, Rodriguez-Iñigo E, Castellán F, Hernández JC and Guillén-García P. Orthop J Sports Med. 2015 Aug; 3(8): 2325967115597882.


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