Use of Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy for Treatment of Congenital Knee dislocation

Case Report

Volume 2 | Issue 3 | JOCR July-Sep 2012 | Page 25-27 |Patwardhan S, Shyam AK


 Use of Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy for Treatment of Congenital Knee dislocation – Technical Note


 

 

Authors:  Sandeep Patwardhan1, Ashok Shyam1,2

  1 Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, 16, Shivaji nagar, Pune, India
2Indian Orthopaedic Research Group, Thane, India.

 Address of Correspondence
Dr. Ashok Shyam, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, 16, Shivaji nagar, Pune, India.Email – drashokshyam@yahoo.co.uk


 

  Abstract

 Quadriceps muscle contracture is the main pathology in cases of congenital dislocation of Knee. This can be easily accessed and released through percutaneous approach using a wide bore needle. This technical note describes the technique in details. It is a simple technique with minimum complications and gives good results in selected cases.

Keywords: congenital dislocation of knee, percutaneous needle tenotomy; quadriceps tenotomy


 

How to Cite This Article: 

Patwardhan S, Shyam AK. Use of Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy for Treatment of Congenital Knee dislocation – Technical note. J Orthopaedic Case Reports 2012 July Sep;2(3):25-27. Available from:http://www.jocr.co.in/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/jocr-july-sep-2012-article-7.pdf

 


 

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