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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schöttle, PB; Schell, H; Duda, G; Weiler, A 
Title:
Cartilage viability after trochleoplasty. 
Abstract:
Trochleoplasty is an established and accepted technique for the treatment of patellar instability because of a missing trochlear groove. In this technique, a flap of cartilage over the trochlea is carefully removed and a new trochlear groove is created in the underlying bone before the cartilaginous flap is reattached with sutures. The mid-term clinical and radiological results of this operation are promising but no information about the viability of the reattached cartilage has been reported. T...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
15 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
161-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0942-2056 
TUM Institution:
die