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Skyline patellofemoral radiographs can only exclude late stage degenerative changes.

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Accurate preoperative assessment of the patellofemoral joint is especially important in compartment specific knee arthritis. This study aims to show the actual intraoperative grade of patellofemoral cartilage damage that may be reliably detected or excluded by preoperative standard radiographic views. 100 consecutive knees awaiting arthroplasty underwent preoperative lateral and skyline radiographs and were scored using the Ahlback score. Intraoperative cartilage damage was assessed using the...

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10.1016/j.knee.2009.10.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Knee
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
21-23
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:bd39c01f-b0e9-4b47-b432-fffc0c2fa6b7
Source identifiers:
62607
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pubs:62607

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