Arthroscopic excision of distal pole of patella for refractory patellar tendinitis.

Abstract

This article examines the results of arthroscopic tendon debridement with excision of the distal pole of the patella for refractory patellar tendinitis. Nine patients failed at least 3 months of conservative therapy and underwent arthroscopic excision of the distal patellar pole with debridement of the deep proximal patella tendon. At least 3 months… (More)
DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20090527-16

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