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    Robin V. West, Alexis C. Colvin, editors.
    Summary: Patellofemoral disorders are extremely prevalent in athletes and can lead to chronic pain, instability, weakness, and inconsistent or poor athletic performance. These disorders can be difficult to diagnose.Treatment options can vary depending upon several factors, including the sport andthe time during the sports season when the symptoms occur. Treatment also varies depending on the age of the patient and their competition level. The Patellofemoral Joint in the Athlete provides an extensive review of the physical examination, radiographic evaluation, differential diagnoses, and treatment options of common patellofemoral disorders, including patellar chondrosis, pain and instability. The contributors are nationally recognized experts in the patellofemoral joint that treat athletes of all ages and abilities. Appropriate for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, rehabilitation physicians and physical therapists, this book is a comprehensive guide to the unique and sport-specific concerns of athletesof all ages and abilitieswith regard to the patellofemoral joint.

    Anatomy of the Patellofemoral Joint
    Lateral Patella Dislocations: History, Physical Exam and Imaging
    Rehabilitation Considerations for Non-Operative Management of Patellofemoral Conditions
    Surgical Treatment of Patellar Instability in Skeletally Immature Athletes
    Cartilage Restoration in the Patellofemoral Joint
    MPFL Repair and Reconstruction
    Tibial Tubercle Osteotomies
    Patellofemoral Resurfacing Arthroplasty in the Active Patient
    Overview of Surgical Decision Making.
    Digital Access Springer 2014