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ACE Report #12027
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Lower incidence of patellar crepitus with patellar resurfacing vs no patellar resurfacing in TKA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Resurfacing in a Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty Reduces Patellar Crepitus Complication: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2019 Sep;34(9):1969-1974.

Contributing Authors: S Thiengwittayaporn K Srungboonmee B Chiamtrakool

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Synopsis

Eighty-four patients diagnosed with osteoarthritis and scheduled for a total knee arthroplasty with a posterior-stabilized, fixed-bearing knee system were randomized to receive patellar resurfacing or no patellar resurfacing. Outcomes of interest included the incidence of patellar crepitus (PC), the average time to presentation of PC, the incidence of anterior knee pain, range of motion, the Knee ...

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