Lower incidence of patellar crepitus with patellar resurfacing vs no patellar resurfacing in TKA
Resurfacing in a Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty Reduces Patellar Crepitus Complication: A Randomized, Controlled TrialJ Arthroplasty. 2019 Sep;34(9):1969-1974.
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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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