Patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty. A prospective, randomized, double-blind study with five to seven years of follow-up.

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BACKGROUND Whether to resurface the patella during a primary total knee arthroplasty performed for the treatment of degenerative osteoarthritis remains a controversial issue. Parameters that have been suggested as being useful in guiding this decision include patient height and weight, the presence of anterior knee pain preoperatively, and the grade of… (More)

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@article{Barrack2001PatellarRI, title={Patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty. A prospective, randomized, double-blind study with five to seven years of follow-up.}, author={Robert L. Barrack and A J Bertot and Mark W. Wolfe and David Waldman and Miroslav D Milicic and Lauren R Myers}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume}, year={2001}, volume={83-A 9}, pages={1376-81} }