Recession wedge trochleoplasty as an additional procedure in the surgical treatment of patellar instability with major trochlear dysplasia: early results.

@article{Thaunat2011RecessionWT,
  title={Recession wedge trochleoplasty as an additional procedure in the surgical treatment of patellar instability with major trochlear dysplasia: early results.},
  author={Mathieu Thaunat and Charles Bessi{\`e}re and Nicolas Pujol and Philippe Boisrenoult and Philippe Beaufils},
  journal={Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR},
  year={2011},
  volume={97 8},
  pages={833-45}
}
INTRODUCTION The importance of a dysplastic trochlea as a component of patellar instability has long been recognized. An original trochleoplasty technique consisting in retro-trochlear recession wedge osteotomy was described by Goutallier et al. The aim is not to fashion a groove but to reduce the bump without modifying patellofemoral congruence. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective study reports the operative technique and short-term outcomes of a consecutive case series of 17 patients… CONTINUE READING

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