Orthopaedic surgeons have expressed alarm about high revision rates with patellofemoral arthroplasty (PFA) for the treatment of isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis. Registry figures show ten year revision rates of over 27%, which is three times greater than revision rates seen with total knee arthroplasty, according to a new multinational study led by Australian investigators. Although much ...
High failure rates for patellofemoral osteoarthritis surgery
By Michael Woodhead
5 May 2020