Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:140 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #292
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Long term comparison of both surgical vs non-surgical treatment of patellar dislocation


How to Cite

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

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Treatment with and without initial stabilizing surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation. A prospective randomized study

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Feb;91(2):263-73

Contributing Authors: PJ Sillanpaa VM Mattila H Maenpaa M Kiuru T Visuri H Pihlajamaki

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

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...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE
For Reprints and Permissions, click here

Please Login or Join to leave comments.