Table of Contents

Background: Patellofemoral Malalignment Versus Tissue Homeostasis Myths and Truths About Patellofemoral Disease.
In Search of the Etiology of Anterior Knee Pain.
Biological Causes of Anterior Knee Pain.
Pathogenesis of Anterior Knee Pain in the Active Young: Is There a Relation Between the Presence of Patellofemoral Malalignment and Pain? What Have We Learned from Realignment Surgery?.
Unilateral Anterior Knee Pain as a Sign of Knee Asymmetry.
Biomechanical Bases for Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Instability.
Anatomy of Patellar Dislocation.
Evaluation of the Patient with Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Instability.
Influence of Psychological Factors on Pain and Disability in Anterior Knee Pain Patients.
Uncommon Causes of Anterior Knee Pain.
Risk Factors and Prevention of Anterior Knee Pain.
Non-operative Treatment of Athletes with Anterior Knee Pain: Science, Classical, and New Ideas.
Conservative Management of Anterior Knee Pain: The McConnell Program.
Skeletal Malalignment and Anterior Knee Pain: Rationale, Diagnosis, and Management.
Patellar Tendinopathy: Where Does the Pain Come From?.
Biochemical Causes of Patellar Tendinopathy?.
The Pathophysiology of Patellofemoral Arthritis.
Prevention of Anterior Knee Pain After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Anterior Knee Pain with Special Emphasis on the Clinical, Radiographic, Histological, Ultrastructural, and Biochemical Aspects After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Autografts.
Imaging and Musculoskeletal Modeling to Investigate the Mechanical Etiology of Patellofemoral Pain.
Computational Models for Investigating the Patellofemoral Joint: Clinical Relevance. Kinetic Analysis: A Sensitive Outcome Objective Measurement Method in Evaluating Lateral Patellar Instability A Preliminary Study.
Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis in Evaluating Patients with Anterior Knee Pain.
Failure of Patellofemoral Surgery: Analysis of Clinical Cases.
Neuromatous Knee Pain: Evaluation and Management.
Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis of Iatrogenic Medial Patellar Instability: Clinical Relevance.
Ultrasound and Doppler-Guided Arthroscopic Shaving for the Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy/Jumper's Knee: Biological Background and Description of Method.
Arthroscopic Patellar Denervation for Anterior Knee Pain.
Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It.
Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It.
MPFL Reconstruction: Principles and Complications.
Reconstruction of the Lateral Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It.
Reconstruction of the Lateral Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It.
Osteotomies Around the Patellofemoral Joint.
Sulcus Deepening Trochleoplasty.
Rotational Tibial Osteotomy.
Rotational Femoral Osteotomy.
Patella Infera and Patella Alta.
Combined Tibial Tubercle Realignment and MPFL Reconstruction.
Anteromedial Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy (Fulkerson Osteotomy).
The Patella Thinning Osteotomy: A New Technique for Patellofemoral Arthritis.
Cartilage Restoration in the Patellofemoral Joint.
Autologous Osteochondral Mosaicplasty.
Patellofemoral Allografts.
Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: Pearls and Pitfalls.
The Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: The Great Solution, the Great Problem.
A Philosophy of the Patellofemoral Joint: A Logical Clinical Approach.
Epilogue.