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Vol:175 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14240
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Patellar Denervation Reduces Anterior Knee Pain in Total Knee Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Patellar Denervation Reduces Anterior Knee Pain in Total Knee Arthroplasty . ACE Report. 2022;175(1):1. Available from:

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

Influence of patellar denervation on anterior knee pain and knee function following total knee replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

ANZ J Surg . 2021 Nov;91(11):E690-E695.

Contributing Authors:
Y Qin C Pu Y Zhou J Yu J Tang

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A meta-analysis of 13 trials and 1895 patients comparing patellar denervation to no denervation during total knee arthroplasty was performed. The primary outcomes of interest was the incidence of anterior knee pain. Secondary outcomes of interest were the American Knee Society Function Score, range of motion, patellar feller score, Oxford Knee score (OKS) and complications. The patellar denervatio...

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