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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12238
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Comparing clinical outcome of surgery vs conservative therapy for acute primary patellar dislocation


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

Does surgical treatment produce better outcomes than conservative treatment for acute primary patellar dislocations? A meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials.

J Orthop Surg Res. 2020; 15: 118.

Contributing Authors: S Feng H Shi X Xing

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Synopsis

Ten studies including 560 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing surgical intervention and conservative therapy for the treatment of acute primary patellar dislocation. Outcomes of interest included pooled recurrent dislocation rate, subluxation rate, Kujala scores, Tegner activity scores, re-operation rate and patient satisfaction. Meta-analysis results revealed significantly diff...

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