Arthroscopic Patellar Denervation for Anterior Knee Pain



Pain treatment by denervation is not a new concept. The objective would be to interrupt the neural pathways that transmit the pain message. It has been applied with good clinical results in chronic spinal pain, trigeminal neuralgia, and in some cases of intractable wrist pain.


Trigeminal Neuralgia Anterior Knee Pain Arthroscopic Procedure Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Satisfactory Clinical Outcome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jordi Vega
    • 1
  • Pau Golanó
  • Vicente Sanchis-Alfonso
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic and Trauma SurgeryHospital Asepeyo Sant CugatBarcelonaSpain

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