A descriptive study of Relationship between Post Tibial slope and Anterior-Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL)


  • Hiranmay Deb AssociateProfessor, Department of Orthopedics, R.G.Kar Medical College,College street, Kolkata,WWest Bengal,India
  • Parasambit Mukherjee Senior Resident, WBHS,India
  • Sandip Kumar Roy Professor, Department of Orthopedics, R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata,West Bengal,India


ACL, PTS(Posterior Tibial Slope),PITS( Posterior inferior tibial slope).


Background:Anterior cruciate ligament is most commonly involved in traumatic knee injuries. Among the various risk factors, posterior tibial slope is the Anatomical risk factor studied most for repair of this injury. Para Tibial Slope(PTS) both lateral and Medial are studied enormously to find the cause of Anterior Cruciate Ligament(ACL) injury.Material and methods:A Pilot study was conducted and sample size determined after obtaining Ethical clearance from the Institute. Posterior Tibial Slope measured Among the patient with Symptomatic knee injury patient by Digital Radiograph and MRI studies. Data analysed using software to sought association of ACL Injury and variance in posterior tibial slope.Results:The mean duration of illness (time between trauma and reporting of MRI to be done) was 7±3.3 months with minimum 2 and maximum of 12 months. This is because many patients have treated outside before attending our tertiary care institution and mainly those who are unsatisfied with outside treatment, attended our institution and also because of tertiary care center hospital MRI is free so waiting time is usually verylong.Conclusion: Increased posterior tibial slope (Radiologically measured) and Increased Lateral and medial para-tibial slope ,its Average(MRI measured) has definite relationship with ACL injury.




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Hiranmay Deb, Parasambit Mukherjee, & Sandip Kumar Roy. (2021). A descriptive study of Relationship between Post Tibial slope and Anterior-Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL). International Journal of Health and Clinical Research, 4(14), 112–114. Retrieved from https://www.ijhcr.com/index.php/ijhcr/article/view/2294