The Knee



This chapter will discuss the anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology of the knee. The function of the knee is provided primarily by the soft tissue. Therefore, injury to these soft tissue structures will have significant impact upon the stability of the knee.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Cruciate Ligament Posterior Cruciate Ligament Total Knee Replacement Proximal Tibia 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryGeorgetown University Medical CenterWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryGeorgetown University Medical Center, Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC)WashingtonUSA

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