patellectomy


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patellectomy

(ˌpætəˈlɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of the patella
Translations

pat·el·lec·to·my

n. patelectomía, excisión de la patella.
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This article aims to highlight our experience of managing 12 cases of comminuted lower pole avulsion fractures with traditional method of partial patellectomy with patellar tendon repair by transosseus sutures as there is not much of published data.
All were operated with the same technique of partial patellectomy with patellar tendon repair by transosseus sutures by a single surgeon at our hospital.
Patellectomy was done with widely excised margins and the specimen was sent for histopathological examination.
Timely institution of standard antitubercular drug therapy ensures complete recovery and a well-functioning knee without need for patellectomy.
2006) Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound accelerates bone-tendon junction healing: a partial patellectomy model in rabbits.
There are a variety of methods for surgical treatment of patellar fractures such as tension band wiring (TBW), modified TBW, cerclage (circumferential) wiring (CW), screw fixation, basket plate, and partial or total patellectomy.
A 50-year-old, 175 cm, male patient weighing 70 kg was booked for patellectomy and was known to be suffering from lumbar canal stenosis at L2 to L4 level.
Of the 22 patients who required revision surgery, 8 had successful repeat ACIs, 1 had a patellectomy, 1 had an osteochondral allograft, and 10 had debridements.
Although patellectomy has been used more frequently in the past, it is now used primarily for patients with comminuted fractures that cannot be reconstructed, osteomyelitis, and neoplastic conditions.
1993) Partial patellectomy for patellar fracture: tension band wiring and early mobilization.
30) Patients may benefit from patellectomy because the source of pain, the patella, is eradicated.
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