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Single-Tunnel vs Double-Tunnel Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Patella Dislocation

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August 2021

Single-Tunnel vs Double-Tunnel Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Patella Dislocation

Vol: 62| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Single-tunnel and double-tunnel medial patellofemoral ligament reconstructions have similar clinical, radiological and functional results

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Jun;29(6): 1904-1912.

Contributing Authors:
N Ercan R Akmese B Ulusoy

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Synopsis

Eighty patients with recurrent patellar dislocation/instability were randomized to receive a medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction using a single-tunnel technique (n=40) or a double-tunnel technique (n=40). The outcomes of interest included clinical scores (Kujala score, Lysholm score, Tegner score, International Knee Documentation Committee [IKDC] score), radiological measures (congruence...

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