TKA – a meta-analysis comparing procedures with and without patellar denervation
Is patellar denervation necessary in total knee arthroplasty without patellar resurfacing?Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Aug;24(8):2541-9
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Six randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis analyzing the efficacy of patellar denervation through circumpatellar electrocautery in reducing the incidence of anterior knee pain following total knee arthroplasty without patellar resurfacing. The results demonstrated a trend towards a reduction in the incidence of anterior knee pain in patients who underwent surgery with pat...
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