Capsular ligament


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(Anat.) a ligamentous bag or capsule surrounding many movable joints in the skeleton.

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Remember that the deep capsular ligament serves as an important anchoring point for the internal meniscus; the damage in this profound layer could extend to the meniscus, adding to the disturbance found following the application of valgus force on the knee.(Prentice, 1995).
Component Young's modulus Poisson's Cross section (MPa) ratio ([mm.sup.2]) Cortical bone 12000.0 0.30 Endplate 1200.0 0.29 Cancellous bone 100.0 0.30 Annulus ground substance 4.2 0.45 Nucleus pulposus 1.0 0.49 Annulus fiber 450.0 0.45 Anterior 20.0 0.30 63.7 longitudinal ligaments Posterior 20.0 0.30 20.0 longitudinal ligaments Intertransverse ligament 58.7 0.30 3.6 Ligamentum flavum 19.5 0.30 40.0 Interspinous ligament 11.6 0.30 40.0 Supraspinous ligament 15.0 0.30 30.0 Capsular ligament 32.9 0.30 60.0 Pedicle screws and rod 110000.0 0.28 20.0 PEEK cage 3600.0 0.25 TABLE 2: The L4-L5 range of motion (ROM) in different groups under six operating conditions.
The FCR tendon was passed through the proximal sagittal premade tunnel for reconstruction of the deep anterior oblique ligament and dorsal radial capsular ligament which are the key stabilizers of the CMC joint.