Ultrasound and Doppler-Guided Arthroscopic Shaving for the Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy/Jumper’s Knee: Biological Background and Description of Method

  • Håkan AlfredsonEmail author
  • Lotta Willberg
  • Lars Öhberg
  • Sture Forsgren


Treatment of chronic painful patellar tendinopathy/Jumper’s knee is known to be difficult, and surgical treatment has been shown to give unreliable and, not seldom, poor clinical results.


Patellar Tendon Achilles Tendon High Blood Flow Color Doppler Color Doppler Examination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Håkan Alfredson
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lotta Willberg
  • Lars Öhberg
  • Sture Forsgren
  1. 1.Sports Medicine Unit, Department of Surgical and Perioperative SciencesUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden

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