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Knee Procedures: Extra-Articular

  • Elena Drakonaki
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Abstract

Patella tendinopathy may be treated using percutaneous needle tenotomy and pes anserinus using steroid injections. Both procedures can be performed using ultrasound guidance and may be performed in conjunction with autologous whole-blood injection or autologous platelet-rich plasma injection.

Abbreviations

PNT

Percutaneous needle tenotomy

PRP

Platelet-rich plasma

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent MSK Radiology PracticeHeraklionGreece

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