Is Tibiofemoral or Patellofemoral Alignment or Trochlear Morphology Associated With Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis? A Systematic Review.

@article{Macri2016IsTO,
  title={Is Tibiofemoral or Patellofemoral Alignment or Trochlear Morphology Associated With Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis? A Systematic Review.},
  author={Erin M. Macri and Joshua J. Stefanik and Karim K Khan and Kay M. Crossley},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 10},
  pages={1453-70}
}
OBJECTIVE We conducted a systematic review to evaluate the associations of knee alignment or trochlear morphology (measured on imaging) with presence, severity, onset, and/or progression of patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFOA). METHODS We prospectively registered our protocol with PROSPERO (International prospective register of systematic reviews) and followed the PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) guidelines to report this review. We searched 10… CONTINUE READING