Lower risk of recurrent dislocation with surgery for primary patellar dislocation
Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating patellar dislocationCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008106. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008106.pub3.
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In this Cochrane review, the authors performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of six studies (five true RCTs and one quasi-RCT) looking at patients with primary patellar dislocation. Mean age ranged from 19.3 to 25.7 years of age. Follow-up ranged from 2-9 years. Quality of evidence was assessed as very low according to the GRADE criteria. Patients undergoing surgery for primary patellar di...
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