for osteoarthritis: a new tension preserving surgical technique to reconstruct the extensor mechanism with retrospective review of long-term follow-up," Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, vol.
All were operated with the same technique of partial patellectomy with patellar tendon repair by transosseus sutures by a single surgeon at our hospital.
advocated for partial patellectomy by excision of loose fragments and reattachment of patellar tendon with transosseus sutures in comminuted lower pole fractures.
(2003) Healing of bone-tendon junction in a bone trough: a goat partial patellectomy
Although Bostman et al reported better results with TBW compared with three methods of CW, screws fixation and patellectomy
, our results with CW was comparable with TBW.
The present report describes the case of a 73-year-old male patient who ruptured his left patellar tendon 53 years following patellectomy. The treatment modality and the outcome are presented.
He had previously experienced a comminuted left patellar fracture and underwent a total patellectomy when he was 20 years old.
Although patellectomy has been used more frequently in the past, it is now used primarily for patients with comminuted fractures that cannot be reconstructed, osteomyelitis, and neoplastic conditions.
Following patellectomy, the altered magnitude and direction of forces can result in increased stress to the knee and lead to degenerative changes.
(1993) Partial patellectomy
for patellar fracture: tension band wiring and early mobilization.
results in significantly reduced extensor power.
Removal of the patella (patellectomy
) is a radical approach to relieving chronic patellofemoral pain related to severe patellar articular loss and chronic pain.