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ACE Report #12000
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

No Difference in IKDC Score or Patellar Tilt with MPFL plus LRR vs. MPFL Alone In Patients With RPD


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Lateral retinacular release is not recommended in association to MPFL reconstruction in recurrent patellar dislocation

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Aug;27(8):2659-2664.

Contributing Authors: M Malatray R Magnussen S Lustig E Servien

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Synopsis

Forty-three patients with recurrent patellar dislocation and scheduled for a medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction were randomized to receive an accompanying lateral retinacular release (LRR) or no accompanying procedure. The primary outcome of interest was the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) subjective score at 12 months post-operation. The secondary outcome of in...

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