Arthritis progression after patellofemoral joint replacement.

  title={Arthritis progression after patellofemoral joint replacement.},
  author={Steve G Nicol and Jeremy M Loveridge and Adrian E Weale and Christopher E. Ackroyd and John H. Newman},
  journal={The Knee},
  volume={13 4},
Progressive symptomatic tibiofemoral osteoarthritis (OA) following patellofemoral joint replacement (PFJR) may necessitate revision to total knee arthroplasty. This study was designed to quantify this problem in a prospective series of 103 consecutive patients who underwent PFJRs undertaken at our institution. At a mean follow-up of 7.1 years (66-102 months), 14 knees (14%) have been revised, 12 of those (12%) because of the development of symptomatic tibiofemoral OA, with a mean time to… CONTINUE READING


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