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Volume:2 Issue:6 Number:94 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #5016
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Recurrent Patellar Instability: A comparison between two surgical interventions


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OrthoEvidence. Recurrent Patellar Instability: A comparison between two surgical interventions . ACE Report. 2013;2(6):94. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5016

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

Medial retinaculum plasty versus medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction for recurrent patellar instability in adults: a randomized controlled trial

Arthroscopy. 2013 May;29(5):891-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.01.030. Epub 2013 Apr 6

Contributing Authors: LF Ma F Wang BC Chen CH Wang JW Zhou HY Wang

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Synopsis

70 patients with recurrent patellar instability were randomized to undergo either medial retinaculum plasty (MRP) or medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction (MPFLR), both performed with concomitant lateral retinacular release. A mean follow up of 40 months, comparing functional and clinical results, demonstrated that MRP corrected congruence angle, patellar tilt angle, and patellar lateral s...

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