Evidence for optimal management of the patellofemoral joint in revision surgery for the infected TKA is limited. We reviewed 69 infected TKAs undergoing two-stage revision. Fifty four patellae were resurfaced, 11 had patelloplasty performed, two were augmented with trabecular metal, one had impaction grafting, and one knee underwent patellectomy. Average follow-up was 4.5years. The patients that received patellar resurfacing at re-implantation experienced statistically significant improvements in KSS pain score, functional KSS, and patellar score (P
Recommended CitationGlynn, Aaron; Huang, Ronald; Mortazavi, Javad; and Parvizi, Javad MD, "The impact of patellar resurfacing in two-stage revision of the infected total knee arthroplasty." (2014). Rothman Institute. Paper 48.