Patellar resurfacing is a surgical procedure to replace the joint surface of the patella.

patella with patellar button implant
The undersurface of the patella is removed and a polyethylene button cemented in to replace it.
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Knee replacement surgery

A discussion about the key issues relating to knee replacement.

Patellofemoral resurfacing

Commentary on the replacement of the trochlear groove and back of the patella with artificial components.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Patellar resurfacing scheduled 30th July info pls???

Who has had a Patella Femoral replacement?

Post op on hemicap patellofemoral resurfacing


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

The controversy of patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty: Ibisne in medio tutissimus? Schindler OS. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Jul; 20(7): 1227–1244.

Patellar resurfacing complications in total knee arthroplasty. Panni AS, Cerciello S, Del Regno C, Felici A and Vasso M. Int Orthop. 2014 Feb; 38(2): 313–317.


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