Revision of a failed patellofemoral arthroplasty to a total knee arthroplasty.

@article{Lonner2006RevisionOA,
  title={Revision of a failed patellofemoral arthroplasty to a total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Jess H. Lonner and Jeff G. Jasko and Robert E. Booth},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2006},
  volume={88 11},
  pages={2337-42}
}
BACKGROUND Patellofemoral arthroplasty is an effective treatment for isolated arthritis of the anterior compartment of the knee, but it is unclear whether it compromises the results of total knee arthroplasty if revision is necessary. The purpose of this study was to review the results of total knee arthroplasty after a prior patellofemoral arthroplasty. METHODS Twelve failed patellofemoral replacements in ten patients were revised to total knee arthroplasties for isolated progressive… CONTINUE READING