Patellar thickness in total knee replacement.

  title={Patellar thickness in total knee replacement.},
  author={Chen Chen Jiang and Kenneth Man-kam Yip and Dr. Hans H. Liu},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  volume={93 5},
The question of patellar thickness after total knee replacement (TKR) is an important issue. From November 1989 to June 1993, a total of 294 TKR were performed on 219 patients (34 males, 185 females) with an average age of 67 years. Tricon-M prostheses were used in TKRs performed before October 1992, and PCA prostheses were used after that date. In each TKR, all polyethylene patellar components used on patellar resurfacing were cemented in place. The average preoperative patellar thickness was… CONTINUE READING

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