A trochleoplasty is a surgical procedure to re-shape the walls of the trochlear groove.

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This video is a record of a meeting held by Dr Lars Blønd in order to bring together his patients who have all had the procedure of arthroscopic trochleoplasty.

Dr Lars Blond describes a technique of deepening the groove of the trochlea via the arthroscope, for patients with recurrent dislocation of the patella.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Dan's Trochleoplasty, TTO, MPFLrecon (semitendiosus graft)

TROCHLEOPLASTY - what do people think?!

Trochleoplasty - 1 year on from surgery - Success!


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Trochleoplasty: Indications and Technique Nolan JE, III, Schottel PC and Endres NK. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2018 Jun; 11(2): 231–240.

Trochleoplasty procedures show complication rates similar to other patellar-stabilizing procedures. van Sambeeck JDP, van de Groes SAW, Verdonschot N and Hannink G. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018; 26(9): 2841–2857.


See also -


 

VIDEO: Rehabilitation after arthroscopic trochleoplasty


 

VIDEO: Kneecap instability and trochlear dysplasia


 

VIDEO: Arthroscopic deepening trochleoplasty