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Prepatellar and olecranon arthroscopic bursectomy.

Binghamton Clinical Campus, State University of New York, Health Science Center, Syracuse.
Clinics in Sports Medicine (Impact Factor: 2.38). 02/1993; 12(1):137-42.
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ABSTRACT Arthroscopic resection of prepatellar and olecranon bursae is a technically feasible operation. It is not more difficult than removing synovium from the suprapatellar pouch of the knee. Although there have been complications, this procedure appears to avoid the problems about the wound described with the open excisional operations for chronic olecranon and prepatellar bursitis.

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