Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction involves using graft material to refashion and replace a damaged posterior cruciate ligament.

hamstrings graft being quadrupled
PCL reconstruction is generally undertaken using a hamstrings tendon from the same patient, which is folded to produce an appropriate length and width.

Injuries associated with PCL damage

Posterior cruciate (PCL) injuries are typically combined with other ligamentous, meniscal and cartilage injuries. Isolated grade I or II PCL injuries can usually be treated without surgery. However, when more severe tears occur together with other ligament or meniscus  injury, then surgery is indicated.

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PCL reconstruction

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