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ACE Report #11725
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Similar clinical outcome with soft-tissue fixation and interference screw fixation in MPFL-R


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

No Difference in Outcome Between Femoral Soft-Tissue and Screw Graft Fixation for Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Arthroscopy. 2019 Apr;35(4):1130-1137.

Contributing Authors: T Nielsen M Lind OG Sorensen P Fauno L Miller B Mygind-Klavsen

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Synopsis

60 patients with recurrent patellar instability were randomized to receive a medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with either interference screw fixation or soft tissue fixation around the adductor tendon insertion. Outcomes of interest included the Kujala knee score, pain at rest and during activity, Knee Injury Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) sub-scales, Tegner activity level, tende...

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