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Table 4 Results of patellofemoral joint congruity

From: Postoperative change in patellofemoral alignment following closing-wedge distal femoral osteotomy performed for valgus osteoarthritic knees

 Preoperative1 year postoperative2 years postoperative
Lateral patellar tilt (°)
 Average (SD)5.1 (3.9)4.6 (4.2)4.4 (4.4)
 Range1.0–14.0−2.0 to 14.0−1.0 to 14.0
Lateral patellar shift (%)
 Average (SD)6.8 (3.4)6.8 (6.0)7.7 (4.4)
 Range−2.0 to 14.0−7.0 to 24.0−1.0 to 19.0
  1. SD standard deviation