The Maquet procedure is a surgical procedure to realign the patella (knee cap) by forwards repositioning of the attachment of its tendon.

 

The Maquet procedure

The Maquet procedure is an elevation of the tibial tubercle to reduce strain on the patellofemoral joint, particularly in osteoarthritis of this area. There have been several modifications of the procedure.

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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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