Capsulotomy of the knee is a surgical procedure to release tightness of the capsule.

Synonyms: 
Posterior capsulotomy
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Q&A-style article all about arthrofibrosis.

The Anatomy of Knee Flexibility

A course explaining how the knee can become stiff.

Knee capsule

Quick overview of the outer casing of the knee joint.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Posterior Capsulotomy of the Knee: Treatment of Minimal Knee Extension Deficit. Gomes JLE, Leie ML, de Freitas Soares A, Ferrari MB, Sánchez G. Arthroscopy Techniques, October 2017 Volume 6, Issue 5, Pages e1535–e1539

Arthroscopic Complete Posterior Capsulotomy for Knee Flexion Contracture Malinowski K, Góralczyk A, Hermanowicz K, LaPrade RF, Więcek R and Domżalski ME. Arthrosc Tech. 2018 Nov; 7(11): e1135–e1139.


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