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Infrapatellar fat pad resection during total knee arthroplasty: yet another reason for?
  1. Thomas J Ryan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Thomas J Ryan, Department of Orthopaedics, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW 2305, Australia; Tom-ryan{at}

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There has been an interesting series of commentaries based on the initial paper by Pan et al.1–4  I note with interest the suggestion by Binks et al4 that to preserve the infrapatellar fat pad (IPFP) and perform later arthroscopic resection on a case by case basis may be a viable option for management of anterior knee pain (AKP) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This is contrary to the solution offered by Han et …

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