Journal of Arthritis

ISSN - 2167-7921

Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies

United Kingdom

  • Research Article
    Clinical Outcomes of Tibial Tubercle Transfer for Anterior Knee Pain and Patello-femoral Instability
    Author(s): Syed Gul, Paul YF Lee and Andrew DaviesSyed Gul, Paul YF Lee and Andrew Davies

    Anterior knee pain and patellofemoral instability have a multi-factorial aetiology and are therefore difficult to treat. A variety of surgical treatment options have been proposed for such patients. Tibial tubercle transfer is one such option and has been described using different surgical techniques. There is however a paucity of literature regarding the procedure itself and its clinical outcomes. Purpose: This study describes the clinical efficacy and outcome of a Tibial Tubercle Transfer (TTT). Study Design: Case series. Methods: 86 consecutive patients who underwent TTT for anterior knee pain and/or patellofemoral instability were studied prospectively. All patients received the same rehabilitation protocol postoperatively. Clinical outcome was measured using the Kujala knee score pre-operatively and at follow-up. Patients were also asked to rate their satisfaction with the proced.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2167-7921.1000204

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