Complications in patellofemoral surgery.

  title={Complications in patellofemoral surgery.},
  author={Marc A. Tompkins and Elizabeth Anne Arendt},
  journal={Sports medicine and arthroscopy review},
  volume={20 3},
The complexity of patellofemoral morphology, combined with its injuries and degenerative patterns, leads to varied pathologic diagnoses, as well as surgical procedures to address these problems. Surgical procedures in the patellofemoral joint include tibial tubercle osteotomy, medial patellofemoral ligament surgery, soft tissue procedures on the lateral aspect of the patella, trochleoplasty, and patellofemoral arthroplasty. Understanding potential complications related to the various surgical… CONTINUE READING
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