Trochleaplasty for patellar instability due to trochlear dysplasia: A minimum 2-year clinical and radiological follow-up of 19 knees.

@article{Schoettle2005TrochleaplastyFP,
  title={Trochleaplasty for patellar instability due to trochlear dysplasia: A minimum 2-year clinical and radiological follow-up of 19 knees.},
  author={Philip B. Schoettle and Sandro Fucentese and Christian W. A. Pfirrmann and Heinz Bereiter and J. M. Calvo Romero},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={693-8}
}
BACKGROUND Recurrent patellar dislocation may be associated with trochlear dysplasia. Trochleaplasty is a surgical procedure which strives to deepen the trochlear groove. We evaluated the clinical and radiological effect of trochleaplasty after a minimum follow-up of 2 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS We examined 19 knees in 16 patients at a mean of 3 years after trochleaplasty. Postoperatively, a subjective questionnaire, a Kujala score, and tests for potential patellar redislocation and… CONTINUE READING
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