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


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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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