Revision Patellar Tendon Reconstruction in Prosthetic Joint Infection following Total Knee Arthroplasty - A Case Report

Authors

  • Vipin Mohan Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Jai Thilak Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
  • Nayanika Suresh Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52314/kjo.2020.v33i01.15

Keywords:

Total Knee Revision Patellar Tendon

Abstract

Patellar tendon rupture is a rare but devastating complication following total knee arthroplasty. We report a case of a failed patellar tendon reconstruction and prosthetic joint infection following patellar tendon rupture. The objective of this case report is to highlight the favorable outcome following revision patellar tendon reconstruction with a synthetic graft and two stage revision arthroplasty.

Author Biographies

Vipin Mohan, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

 

Jai Thilak, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala

Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedics 



Nayanika Suresh, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala

House surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics

Published

2020-06-01

How to Cite

1.
Mohan V, Thilak J, Suresh N. Revision Patellar Tendon Reconstruction in Prosthetic Joint Infection following Total Knee Arthroplasty - A Case Report. KJOrth [Internet]. 2020 Jun. 1 [cited 2023 Feb. 5];33(01):34-7. Available from: https://www.kjo.org.in/journal/index.php/kjo/article/view/15

Issue

Section

Case Report