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K. Büdinger:
Über die Ablösung von Gelenkteilen und verwandte Prozesse.
Deutsche Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1906, 84: 311-365.
Deutsche Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1908, 92: 510.
English translation: The detachment or separation of parts of the joint and related processes. Konrad Büdinger. 1906. The classic.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, June 1984, (186): 2-4.

K. Ludloff:
Zur Pathologie des Kniegelenkes.
Verhandlungen der deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, 1910, 39: 223-225.

A. Läwen:
Knorpelresektion bei fissuraler Knorpeldegeneration der Patellae - eine Frühoperation der Arthritis deformans.
Bruns Beiträge zur klinischen Chirurgie, Berlin, 1925, 134: 265-307.

P. Haglund:
Die hintere Patellarkontusion. Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1926, 53: 1757.

H. Fründ:
Traumatische Chondropathie der Patellae, ein selbständiges Krankheitsbild.
Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1926, 53: 707.

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