oa South African Medical Journal - Semipatellectomy - an operation for chondromalacia of the knee joint
|Article Title||Semipatellectomy - an operation for chondromalacia of the knee joint|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jun 1962|
|Pages||518 - 520|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Chondromalacia, Clinical features, Knee joint, Orthopaedics, Semipatellectomy and Treatment|
The operation of semipatellectomy has been performed on patients suffering from symptoms arising from chondromalacia of the adjacent surfaces of the patella and the medial femoral condyle, with satisfactory results.
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