Long term comparison of both surgical vs non-surgical treatment of patellar dislocation
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OrthoEvidence. Long term comparison of both surgical vs non-surgical treatment of patellar dislocation . ACE Report. 2013;2(3):140. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/292
Treatment with and without initial stabilizing surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation. A prospective randomized studyJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Feb;91(2):263-73
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40 patients with primary acute patellar dislocations were randomized to receive treatment via either surgical stabilization or non-surgical treatment using a patellar orthosis. At a median of 7 year follow-up, there was a significantly reduced rate of re-dislocation and few subluxations in the surgical intervention group, indicating an increase in stability. To accompany this finding there were no...
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