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.

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.



Patellar resurfacing scheduled 30th July info pls???

Who has had a Patella Femoral replacement?

Post op on hemicap patellofemoral resurfacing


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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