Total Knee Arthroplasty after Complete Patellectomy: A Review.


The absence or dysfunction of the knee extensor mechanism accelerates degenerative joint disease and complicates knee arthroplasty. Various treatment strategies have been suggested to improve outcomes in total knee arthroplasties after patellectomy (semi- or constrained components, autograft, allograft, prosthetic reconstruction), but the optimal management… (More)


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@article{Stroh2015TotalKA, title={Total Knee Arthroplasty after Complete Patellectomy: A Review.}, author={David Alex Stroh and Kimona Issa and Anthony J. Scillia and Sargoun Issa and Anthony N Festa and M. Mont}, journal={Journal of long-term effects of medical implants}, year={2015}, volume={25 3}, pages={163-70} }