Patellar tendinopathy: histopathological examination and follow-up of surgical treatment.

  title={Patellar tendinopathy: histopathological examination and follow-up of surgical treatment.},
  author={Marko Pe{\vc}ina and Ivan Bojani{\'c} and Alan Ivkovi{\'c} and Luka Br{\vc}i{\'c} and Tomislav Smoljanovi{\'c} and Sven Seiwerth},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  volume={77 4},
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The aim of this study was to determine the exact localization of the histopathological process (bone, bone-tendon junction or tendon), and to determine whether the underlying pathologic process is predominantly of inflammatory or degenerative nature, then to evaluate the outcome of the surgical treatment of patellar tendinopathy. MATERIALS A prospective cohort study was performed in order to analyze the outcome of surgical treatment of patellar tendinopathy, as well as to… CONTINUE READING


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