Surgical versus conservative management of patellar dislocation
Comparison operative and conservative management for primary patellar dislocation: an up-to-date meta-analysisEur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 May;25(4):783-8
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7 randomized controlled trials (402 patients) were included in this meta-analysis assessing the clinical outcomes over 2 years, between operative and conservative management for acute primary patellar dislocation. No differences between treatments were found for patient satisfaction, while significant differences were noted in Tegner score and redislocation rate favoring surgical treatment. Surgic...
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