trochleoplasty

trochleoplasty

deepening of the femoral trochlea is used to stabilize the patellofemoral joint in patellar luxation.
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Modified Dejour trochleoplasty for severe dysplasia: operative technique and early clinical results.
Indications for a trochleoplasty include at least three episodes of patellar dislocation with high-graded trochlear dysplasia [17, 18].
The Lyon's sulcusdeepening trochleoplasty in previous unsuccessful patellofemoral surgery.
Treatment varies depending on severity, ranging from medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction, tibial tubercle osteotomy or trochleoplasty (where the femur's distal aspect is cut and reshaped to create a more normal groove) to distal femoral osteotomy.
Although trochleoplasty has been shown to recreate a more normal patellofemoral joint anatomy (85,86) and increase patellar stability, (87) outcomes after trochleoplasty have been variable.
Trochleoplasty, although highly successful in the prevention of recurrence, may create an incongruous patellofemoral joint and predispose patients to chronic patellofemoral pain.
CT changes after trochleoplasty for symptomatic trochlear dysplasia.
The effect of trochleoplasty on patellar stability and kinematics: a biomechanical study in vitro.
A prospective evaluation of trochleoplasty for the treatment of patellofemoral dislocation and instability.
A trench type trochleoplasty is technically difficult to perform, and there is concern that there is potential disruption of the cartilage surface or change in contact pressure that may lead to postoperative pain and arthrosis.
In 2005, Verdonk and coworkers (58) performed a Henri Dejour trochleoplasty on 13 patients complaining of recurrent patellar dislocations or persistent retropatellar pain due to a dysplastic femoral trochlea.