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Ratio of Blackburne and Peel for Measuring Patellar Height in a Lateral Radiograph of the Knee

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Blackburne and Peel reported a ratio for the patella based on measurements taken in a lateral X-ray of the knee with the patellar tendon under tension. The ratio measures the important components of the patello-femoral joint. It is somewhat similar to the Caton-Deschamps index.

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