"Patella" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The flat, triangular bone situated at the anterior part of the KNEE.
- Knee Cap
- Knee Caps
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Patella".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Patella" by people in Profiles.
Displaced nonunion patellar fracture following use of a patellar tendon autograft for ACL reconstruction: case report. J Knee Surg. 2005 Apr; 18(2):131-4.
Development of an extensive patellar osteophyte following ACL reconstruction. J Knee Surg. 2004 Jul; 17(3):172-4.
The diagnosis and treatment of medial subluxation of the patella after lateral retinacular release. Am J Sports Med. 1994 Sep-Oct; 22(5):680-6.
Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of the patellar tendon after use of its central one-third for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 1992 May-Jun; 20(3):332-5.
Patellofemoral pain in children. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1990 Jun; (255):36-43.
[Ossification after transplantation of model cartilage in the rat patella]. Arch Anat Histol Embryol. 1989; 72:81-96.
[Experimental studies on the factors of osteogenesis by transplantation of patellar cartilage framework in rats]. Rev Rhum Mal Osteoartic. 1988 Jan; 55(1):7-14.
[Homotransplantation of patella cartilaginous rudiments in the rat. General aspects]. C R Seances Soc Biol Fil. 1973; 167(2):344-7.