Bone-grafting for severe patellar bone loss during revision knee arthroplasty.

@article{Hanssen2001BonegraftingFS,
  title={Bone-grafting for severe patellar bone loss during revision knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Arlen D. Hanssen},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2001},
  volume={83-A 2},
  pages={171-6}
}
  • Arlen D. Hanssen
  • Published 2001 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
BACKGROUND Severe patellar bone loss may preclude adequate fixation of another patellar prosthesis as a part of revision knee replacement. The purpose of this study was to describe the surgical technique and early clinical results of an alternative to the conventional treatment options of either patellectomy or retention of the remaining patellar osseous shell. The goals of this procedure are to restore patellar bone stock and potentially to improve the functional outcome. METHODS Severe… CONTINUE READING
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