Pason Phonphok, MD


Lecture Topic: Treatment Options for Chronic Patellar Tendon Rupture


Staff of Division of Sports Medicine, PRIEST Hospital, Bangkok, THAILAND

Thailand team physician for Sports Authority of Thailand


Orthopaedic Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Certificate of Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic surgery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

Lecture: Treatment Options for Chronic Patellar Tendon Rupture


  • If left untreated: Improper healing of the tendon

  • Chronic tears: lead to decreased range of motion, weakness, anterior knee pain, instability, poor tissue quality and Quadriceps contraction

  • End-to-End Repair alone is Not Suitable !!

  • Several Surgical techniques to treated and mostly Good and Excellent results

  • Ideal Surgical method is still Controversial because Lack of Large studies