cruciate ligament

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cruciate ligament

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(Anatomy) anatomy either of a pair of ligaments that cross each other in the knee, connecting the tibia and the femur
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Macey HB 1939 A new operative procedure for the repair of ruptured cruciate ligaments of the knee joint Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics 69 108-9
BRIAN replies: Two cruciate ligaments stabilise the stifle - knee - joint and cross over between the thigh bone and shin bone.
Patients frequently have ligamentous abnormalities, most frequently aplastic or hypoplastic cruciate ligaments.
And, while the cruciate ligaments were intact, a large pericruciate ganglion cyst was noted (FIGURES 1 AND 2).
As well as Danny Ings and Joe Gomez doing their cruciate ligaments, Klopp hasn't even been able to call upon Jordan Henderson or Daniel Sturridge so far.
Posterior to the cruciate ligaments is the oblique popliteal ligament.
It means that the main duty of cruciate ligaments is to protect the robustness of knee while allowing a range of movements.
The cruciate ligaments of the canine stifle: an anatomical and functional analysis.
Chelsea posted on their official Twitter feed: "MRI Scans reveal no significant damage to John Terry's cruciate ligaments.
Slowly the scientific community started to echo Russell Warren's view that 'as a general rule, extra-articular surgery without attention to the cruciate ligaments will often result in failure' (Warren et al 1978, O'Brien et al 1991, Anderson et al 2001).
Dogs with ruptured cruciate ligaments usually need surgery to regain the use of the leg.
Specific topics include the biomechanics of the cruciate ligaments, criciate ligament matrix metabolism and the development of laxity, stress radiography of the stifle, tibia tuberosity advancement, medical therapy for stifle arthritis, and total knee replacement in the dog.