This well-established text, now in its fourth edition, represents a
comprehensive study of disorders of the patella by one of the leaders in the
field. Changes from prior editions reflect new techniques in resurfacing,
realignment, and arthroscopy.The text is well arranged and contains appropriate detail for the intended
audience, which includes practicing surgeons and senior residents. It is ideal
for those who wish to reinforce their knowledge of the patellofemoral joint as
well as advances in its treatment. The text represents the bias of its author
and is not controversial with regard to treatment options.