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Volume:8 Issue:9 Number:17 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #11993
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Surgical treatment superior for patellar dislocation in terms of recurrence and function


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OrthoEvidence. Surgical treatment superior for patellar dislocation in terms of recurrence and function. ACE Report. 2019;8(9):17. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/11993

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:2

A Meta-analysis of Surgical Versus Nonsurgical Treatment of Primary Patella Dislocation

Arthroscopy. 2019;35(8):2469-2481. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2019.03.047

Contributing Authors: G Pagliazzi F Napoli D Previtali G Filardo S Zaffagnini C Candrian

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Synopsis

This is a meta-analysis of ten randomized controlled trials comparing operative and non-operative treatment for primary patellar dislocation. A total of 510 patients were included, and outcomes were recurrence (at 24-44 months and 72-86 months), function (at 24-44 months) and revision rate (at 72-84 months). A subgroup analysis was also performed on patients < 16 years old (at 24-168 months). Over...

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