Clinical results of patellofemoral arthroplasty

  • Morris M
  • Lombardi Jr A
  • Berend K
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Abstract

Isolated patellofemoral arthritis can be a disabling condition that can be challenging to treat. Patients with symptoms recalcitrant to conservative measures are considered for total or partial knee arthroplasty. This retrospective study reports the results of patellofemoral arthroplasty at a single center using a variety of implant designs. Thirty patients (37 knees) with isolated patellofemoral disease treated with patellofemoral arthroplasty with a minimum of one year follow-up were evaluated. The majority of patients were female (83%) and the underlying diagnosis was osteoarthritis in 98% of knees. Reported follow-up averaged 31 months. Average Knee Society Pain, Functional, and Clinical Scores improved from pre-op to most recent follow-up. Two complications (5.4%) required intervention. One patient was converted to a total knee arthroplasty secondary to patella instability.

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Authors

  • M J Morris

  • A V Lombardi Jr

  • K R Berend

  • J M Hurst

  • J B Adams

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