Chondropathia patellae, arthroscopic findings and early detection of cartilage changing

  • H. Buehlmann
Conference paper


The chondropathia patellae (CP) can be recognized earlier with arthroscopy. This paper describes clinical and arthroscopic findings of all stages of CP and presents a new photographic method to recognize early stages of cartilage damage.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Buehlmann
    • 1
  1. 1.ZürichSwitzerland

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