The following are a few sample abstracts for patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFA).
Replacement for Patellofemoral Arthritis
Johnson DS, Turner PG
Background: Patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFOA) is relatively common, affecting 24% females and 11% males over the age of 55 years. Most patients can be treated conservatively. Arthroplasty remains the ultimate procedure for end stage PFOA. Debate continues as to whether total knee replacement (TKR) or patellofemoral replacement (PFR) is better for this group of patients. The aim of this article is to review the current evidence for use of these two procedures in this condition.
Methods: Recent meta-analyses, systematic reviews and appropriate cohort publications concerning surgical management of PFOA were sourced. A cohort of patients from the authors' own institution was also reviewed. An instructional lecture was then created and delivered at the British Association for Surgery of the Knee 2019 annual...