Tratamiento percutáneo del síndrome de hipertensión externa rotuliana. Liberación del retináculo lateral con cuchillo de Smillie

  title={Tratamiento percut{\'a}neo del s{\'i}ndrome de hipertensi{\'o}n externa rotuliana. Liberaci{\'o}n del retin{\'a}culo lateral con cuchillo de Smillie},
  author={Federico Fern{\'a}ndez Palazzi and J. A. Arvela Matoso and Leticia Alfaro and Marina Figueiras},
The Lateral Patellar Hiperpresion Syndrome (LPHS) is a common cause of pain at knee level. Many surgical approaches have been used, Open, Arthroscopical and Percutaneous, being this last the less frequently reported in the literature. In this study we report on 21 percutaneous liberation of lateral retinaculum using the Smillie meniscus knife on 14 patients with LPHS between 1985 and 1996. Nine were females (64%) and 5 males (36%), with an age ranging from 15 to 30 years with a mean age of 21.5… CONTINUE READING

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