ICJR REWIND: Patella Resurfacing Is Rarely, if Ever, Necessary

    In a presentation from The Knee: Current Concepts on Perioperative Optimization and Surgical Management of the Knee Patient – a collaboration between ICJR and the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association – Ryan M. Nunley, MD, from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, discusses his rationale for not resurfacing the patella in about 95% of his total knee arthroplasty patients and describes the 2 techniques he performs instead: patellar denervation and lateral facetectomy.

    Click the image above to watch Dr. Nunley’s presentation.

    Disclosures: Dr. Nunley has no disclosures relevant to this presentation.