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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8523
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Patellar eversion & non-eversion have similar clinical outcomes in total knee arthroplasty


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

No difference in clinical outcomes after total knee arthroplasty between patellar eversion and non-eversion

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Jan;24(1):141-7

Contributing Authors: Z Jia C Chen Y Wu F Ding X Tian W Li D Wang Q He D Ruan

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Synopsis

5 randomized controlled trials comparing patellar eversion and non-eversion in patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty were included. The purpose of this study was to determine if patellar eversion was associated with negative clinical outcomes when compared to patellar non-eversion. Quantitatively pooled results displayed no significant difference between groups in terms of pain asses...

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