Patellar resurfacing effective in reducing knee pain in knee arthroplasty
Patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized trial.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Feb;84-A(2):187-93
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201 patients undergoing 220 total knee arthroplasties were randomized to receive either patellar resurfacing or patellar retention and they were followed-up for a mean of 48 months. Patients were assessed with the Knee Society clinical rating system, anterior knee pain, a stair-climbing test, revisions, and radiographic examination. At last follow-up, the incidence of anterior knee pain was signif...
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