Patella baja in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the knee.

@article{Tria1994PatellaBI,
  title={Patella baja in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the knee.},
  author={Alfred J. Tria and J A Alicea and Ronald P. Cody},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1994},
  volume={299},
  pages={229-34}
}
Twenty-nine consecutive arthroscopic assisted anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions of the knee were retrospectively studied to evaluate the incidence of patella baja and the correlation of the finding with patellofemoral pain after the ligament surgery. The central one third of the patellar ligament was used and positioned isometrically. The patellar ligament defect was sutured closed. The incidence of patellar chondromalacia at the time of surgery was 24%. The incidence of medial… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 extracted citations

Closure of patellar tendon defect in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft: systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association • 2015
View 1 Excerpt

Magnetic resonance imaging of the extensor mechanism.

Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…