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Volume:14 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12339
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Infrapatellar Fat Pad Resection Shortens Patellar Tendon vs Preservation in Patients Undergoing TKA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Infrapatellar fat pad resection or preservation during total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

J Orthop Surg Res.2020 Aug 5;15(1):297.

Contributing Authors: C Sun X Zhang WG Lee Y Tu H Li X Cai H Yang

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Synopsis

A total of 722 patients in 9 RCTs were included in this meta-analysis comparing the intervention of an infrapatellar fat pad (IPFP) resection to an IPFP preservation during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The primary outcomes of interest included patellar tendon length (PTL), Insall-Salvati ratio (ISR), incidence of anterior knee pain (AKP), and Knee Society Scores (KSS). The secondary outcomes of...

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