Cartilage lesions of the patella: Management after acute patellar dislocation

Adam V. Metzler, Christian Lattermann, Darren L. Johnson

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Abstract

Articular cartilage injuries to the patella are frequent after patellar dislocation. The management of these acute cartilage injuries in the acute setting can be challenging. It is well documented that acute fixation is the optimal choice for treatment of osteochondral injuries. This article discusses the challenges and potential treatment options for acute chondral/osteochondral injuries to the patella after acute patellar dislocation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)310-314
Number of pages5
JournalOrthopedics
Volume38
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2015

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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