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Lateral retinaculum plasty versus release in MPFL reconstruction for patellar dislocation management

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November 2018

Lateral retinaculum plasty versus release in MPFL reconstruction for patellar dislocation management

Vol: 7| Issue: 11| Number:8| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Lateral retinaculum plasty instead of lateral retinacular release with concomitant medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction can achieve better results for patellar dislocation

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Oct;26(10):2899-2905. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4798-x

Contributing Authors:
F Wang C Liu J Niu Y Niu P Cao G Duan K Fu

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59 patients with recurrent patellar dislocation and scheduled for medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction were randomized to either concomitant lateral retinaculum plasty (LRP) or lateral retinaculum release (LRR). Patients were assessed over a minimum of 2 years follow-up for outcome primarily related to the medial patellar glide test and the apprehension test,, as well as the Kujala score ...

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