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What is the process of repairing a pcl?
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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Arthroscopic surgery
For the most part, PCL reconstruction is carried out arthroscopically.
The procedure typically takes about 90 minutes and most patients can go home the same day. Postoperatively, physical therapy is required for approximately 6-8 weeks. Return to sports can happen typically after 6 months.

In brief: Arthroscopic surgery
For the most part, PCL reconstruction is carried out arthroscopically.
The procedure typically takes about 90 minutes and most patients can go home the same day. Postoperatively, physical therapy is required for approximately 6-8 weeks. Return to sports can happen typically after 6 months.
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
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Dr. Greg Hicken
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: A tendon graft
Either some of your own, or donor tendon is placed into arthroscopic tunnels inside your knee to replace the original pcl.

In brief: A tendon graft
Either some of your own, or donor tendon is placed into arthroscopic tunnels inside your knee to replace the original pcl.
Dr. Greg Hicken
Dr. Greg Hicken
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