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Dr. Leith is a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Jordan Leith Orthopedic Surgeon What is a Meniscus Tear Knee Injury

A meniscus tear is a tear in the fiber cartilage of the knee joint. Between the two long bones of the leg lie two C-shaped discs of fiber cartilage, which serve as primary shock absorbers for the knee joint. They protect the articulate cartilage surfaces of the femur and the tibia from grinding against one another.

Dr. Jordan Leith Orthopedic Surgeon What is a Combined PCL and PLC Knee Ligament Injury

The posterolateral corner (PLC) is more likely to be injured in combination with the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) or the anterior cruciate ligament than in isolation. ... The PLC reconstruction was a modified Larson reconstruction of the lateral collateral ligament and the popliteofibular ligament.

Dr. Jordan Leith Orthopedic Surgeon What is a Multi-Ligament Knee Injury or 'Dislocated Knee'

A multi-ligament injured knee is commonly misnamed knee dislocation in medical literature. ... A multi-ligament injured knee is caused by injury of at least two out of the 4 major knee ligaments (namely ACL, PCL, LCL and MCL), normally associated with considerable ligamentous disruption.

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Dr. Leith is a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia.