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The Three-Dimensional Tracking Pattern of the Patella in the Human Knee Joint and the Effects of Surgical Interventions

  • A. van Kampen
  • R. Huiskes
  • L. Blankevoort
  • T. J. G. Van Rens
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Abstract

Precise causes for retropatellar chondromalacia are still unknown. It is generally believed that patellar tracking patterns, contact areas, pressure distribution, contact incongruence and cartilage deficiencies play a role in its aetiology [2, 3, 5, 9,

Keywords

Knee Flexion Tibial Rotation Patellar Tracking Patellar Tilt Lateral Retinacular Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. van Kampen
    • 1
  • R. Huiskes
    • 2
  • L. Blankevoort
    • 2
  • T. J. G. Van Rens
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of OrthopaedicsUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Laboratory of Experimental OrthopaedicsUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands

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