Anatomical and biomechanical properties of the patellofemoral joint – preliminary report

M. Bilici, D. Wirz, B. Goepfert, G. Pagenstert, M. Müller-Gerbl & V. Valderrabano
Objective: Isolated or accentuated patellofemoral arthrisis is rare in a non-traumatic setting. Little is known about aetiology, pathogenesis and long-term results of different therapeutic modalities. The biomechanics of the patella is complex with dynamically changing forces on each ligament and the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]