Assessment of the lateral patellar facet in varus arthritis of the knee.

BACKGROUND Lateral patellar arthritis has been associated with poor outcomes in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. The current study correlates intraoperative findings with MRI imaging, skyline radiographs and the presence of anterior knee pain. METHODS In 92 consecutive knees with varus arthritis, the patellofemoral compartment was assessed during… CONTINUE READING