BLOG: Cartilage health following trochleoplasty

April 6, 2020
by Ian D. Hutchinson, MD, MCh There has been some concern about the long-term effects of the trochleoplasty procedure on articular cartilage health…
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Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with suture fixation may improve patellar stability

April 4, 2020
Published results showed good outcomes and significant improvement in patellar stability among patients with recurrent patellar dislocation treated…
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Arthroscopic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be reliable for recurrent patellar dislocation

March 31, 2020
Published results showed arthroscopic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with autograft gracilis tendon may be reliable and safe among…

BLOG: Form follows function with the patella

March 10, 2020
by Pieter Erasmus, MD John P. Fulkerson, MD, recently wrote a blog article of his team’s findings looking at 3D reconstructions of the…
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Patellofemoral morphology linked with maltracking in adolescents with patellofemoral pain

March 5, 2020
Researchers of this study found patellofemoral morphology was altered and had an impact on maltracking in adolescents with patellofemoral pain.
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High number of pain sites predicted poor outcomes, change in patellofemoral pain

March 2, 2020
A higher number of pain sites throughout the body in patients with patellofemoral pain was predictive of poor outcomes and less change 1 year after…
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Tibial tubercle more posteriorly positioned in patients with patellar cartilage lesions vs intact cartilage

February 16, 2020
New data showed the tibial tubercle was more posteriorly positioned in patients with patellar cartilage lesions compared with patients with intact…
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Dejour classification may not accurately represent entire trochlear shape in patients with patellar instability

February 14, 2020
Recent study results revealed that trochlear dysplasia types on an axial view based on Dejour classification are not representative of the entire…

BLOG: Meta-analysis highlights treatments for patellofemoral cartilage lesions

February 13, 2020
Focal chondral and osteochondral defects of the knee are common injuries found in the patellofemoral joint and can significantly impair a…
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Inferior outcomes seen in patients with recurrent patellar dislocation and high-grade J sign

February 12, 2020
Among patients treated for recurrent patellar dislocation, patients with perioperative high-grade J sign had inferior clinical outcomes, more…