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Patellar compression syndrome may be a manifestation of contraction of the lateral retinacular structures which consists largely of the lateral patellofemoral ligament producing a tethering action on the patella. This may produce parapatellar pain, particularly in activities requiring repetitive knee flexion. Minor patellofemoral incongruencies with pain,(More)
A simplified test for anterolateral rotary subluxation of the knee is largely based on the concepts described by Galway and McIntosh although performed in a different manner. The examiner places the right hand gently on the lateral side of the knee with the thumb overlying the posterior aspect of the fibula and the index finger palpating the anterolateral(More)
High tibial osteotomy (HTO) has been used for many years to correct angular deformity about the knee, however, it’s use in the treatment of knee arthritis was not described in the English language literature until 1958 (Jackson 1958). This report presented at the Sheffield Regional Orthopaedic Club detailed Jackson’s experience of fourteen osteotomies ‘to(More)
Proximal tibial valgus osteotomy was performed for unicompartmental osteoarthritis in forty-five patients (fifty-one knees). The average age of the patients was forty-one years (range, twenty-three to fifty years), and the average length of follow-up was ten years. At follow-up, 70 per cent (thirty-six knees) were rated as good or excellent and 30 per cent(More)