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Arthroscopic Posterolateral Corner Stabilization With Popliteus Tenodesis.

ABSTRACT: The injuries of the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee often remain misdiagnosed. Because most structures in this anatomical region have low potential to heal, the posterolateral rotational instability results in a deterioration in patient quality of life, impaired biomechanics of the knee, and increased tension on other ligaments and the meniscus. Many open and a few arthroscopic techniques have been developed to repair or reconstruct the damaged structures of the PLC. Creating an additional midlateral arthroscopic portal on the lateral side of the knee was the key to developing the technique to recreate a static stabilizer against external rotational instability of the PLC by fixing the popliteus tendon as a native, vascularized material to the tibia.

SUBMITTER: Hermanowicz K 

PROVIDER: S-EPMC6020010 | BioStudies | 2018-01-01

REPOSITORIES: biostudies

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