Patellofemoral joint disorders

Miho J. Tanaka, John J. Elias, Andrew J. Cosgarea

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The evaluation and treatment of patellofemoral disorders requires a thorough understanding of the multiple factors that can contribute to these conditions. Treatments should be individualized to address the specific anatomic or functional deficits of a patient, while taking care to avoid the commonly reported complications that can occur with these procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOrthopaedic Knowledge Update
Subtitle of host publicationSports Medicine 5
PublisherWolters Kluwer Health
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781975123314
ISBN (Print)9781975123246
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Medial patellofemoral ligament
  • Patellofemoral instability
  • Tibial tuberosity osteotomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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