Treatment of Chondromalacia Patellae by Transposition of the Tibial TubercleBr Med J 1973; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5853.589 (Published 10 March 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:589
- Michael Devas,
- Alexander Golski
The first 20 patients treated by transposition of the tibial tubercle for chondromalacia of the patella are reported. The patients, usually adolescent girls, had failed to respond to conservative measures. Seventeen patients benefited from the operation and three did not.