Arthroscopic Bridge Technique for PCL Avulsion: Surgical Technique and Key Points

Document Type: TECHNICAL NOTE

Authors

1 Knee and Sport Medicine Research and Education Center, Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran

2 Medical Student Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Knee and Sport Medicine Research and Education Center, Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran

3 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Knee and Sport Medicine Education and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

This study redescribes an arthroscopic bridge technique for repair of avulsion of the posterior cruciate ligament. The procedure is performed step-to-step. In this technique we created two bone tunnels in the anterior aspect of the tibia and inferior medial of the tibia tuberosity and then create suture fixation of the fragment using the suture bridge. The arthroscopic bridge technique was used in 3 patients. All were satisfied and returned to activities. This technique is a safe and effective method of repair of PCL avulsion that allows active mobilization with minimal risk of complication

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