Knee Dislocation - Orthopaedic Trauma - Lecture Slides, Slides for Orthopedics. Acharya Nagarjuna University

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Description: Knee Dislocation, Multiligamentous Injury, Ligament Structures, Patella Tendon, Anatomy Osseous, Anatomy Nerves, Cadaveric Knee Specimens, Avulsion Injuries of Cruciates are some points from this lecture. This lecture is for Orthopaedics Trauma course. This lecture is part of a complete lectures series on the course you can find in my uploaded files.
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Knee Dislocation and
Multiligamentous Injury
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Anatomy
4 ligament structures
ACL
PCL
MCL
LCL & PLC (lateral side)
Popliteus
Biceps femoris
Popliteofibular lig.
ITB
Capsule
Patella tendon
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Anatomy: Osseous
Femoral condyles articulate
with tibial plateau
Change in this relationship
defines dislocation
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Vascular
Popliteal a. vulnerable
Tethered proximally by
adductor hiatus
Tethered distally by soleus
arch
Incidence of injury 20-35%
Most common in ant./post.
dislocations (40% incidence)
If popliteal artery disrupted
there is inadequate flow
distally
Geniculate aa. not sufficient
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