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trochlea

[′träk·lē·ə]
(anatomy)
A pulleylike anatomical structure.
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Improving the alignment of the patellar ligament will often help the patella to track more evenly against the walls of the trochlear groove.
In an anatomical study of the PCL, the trochlear point was close to the origin of the PCL [Figure 2]b.[17] Thus, the trochlear point was used as the anatomical landmark to identify the point 10 mm anterior to the origin of the PCL.
Based on examination findings, two patients were diagnosed with SO palsy due to bilateral trochlear nerve injury and the other patient due to unilateral trochlear nerve injury.
Patellar maltracking measurements (trochlear depth, the trochlear sulcus angle (TSA), patellar translation, the lateral patellofemoral angle (PFA) and the Insall-Salvati ratio) were performed on the entire knee MRI scans of the study and control groups.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome with trochlear nerve involvement and EEG abnormalities: multicranial neuritis or encephalitis?
The purpose of our study was to investigate the appearance of the trochlear groove in infants using ultrasonography and examine the possible causes for the development of trochlear dysplasia.
The patellae and tendon were laterally displaced, and 2 mm diameter full-thickness articular cartilage defects were created in the trochlear grooves of the distal femur using a power drill.
These perforating arteries are of utmost importance and irrigate the posterior part of the thalamus, medial ventral thalami, the walls of the third ventricle, hypothalamus, and subthalamic-mesencephalic junctions (subthalamus, substantia nigra, red nucleus, oculomotor nucleus, trochlear nucleus, reticular formation of the midbrain, pretectum, rhomboid fossa, and the posterior part of the internal capsule) [7-17].
Oculomotor, trochlear, trigeminal, abducens, facial, and vestibulocochlear nerve palsies are all recognised complications following spinal and epidural anaesthesia.
It is presupposed that disturbances in the trochlear region, central sensitivity of the trigeminal nerve, and muscular pain are the main factors associated with TTH [64].
Effective treatment of fracture-dislocations of the olecranon requires a stable trochlear notch.