Patellofemoral arthroplasty for patellofemoral OA improved alignment, knee function

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Sumary of Patellofemoral arthroplasty for patellofemoral OA improved alignment, knee function:

  • Patellofemoral arthroplasty yielded significant improvements in patellofemoral alignment and knee function among patients with patellofemoral osteoarthritis with trochlear dysplasia, according to results..
  • Researchers preoperatively and postoperatively assessed patellar tilt, congruence angle, Blackburne-Peel ratio, tibial tuberosity-trochlear groove (TT-TG) distance and lateral trochlear inclination for changes in patellofemoral alignment in 35 patients with patellofemoral OA and trochlear dysplasia who underwent patellofemoral arthroplasty between January 2014 and March 2018..
  • During a mean follow-up of 24 months, researchers found excellent intraclass correlation coefficients for all measurements, as well as significant postoperative improvement in patellofemoral alignment and knee function….

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