Release surgery in stiffness of the knee.

  title={Release surgery in stiffness of the knee.},
  author={Norvald Langeland and Benedicte Carlsen},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={54 2},
Seven patients have been operated for significantly reduced motion in a knee. A standardized operative technique is described. Excision of scar tissue in the recessus superior, patellofemoral joint and anterior part of the tibiofemoral joint was necessary in all cases. But most important was the release of the retinacula and the sliding mechanism on the… CONTINUE READING