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BLOG: Management of first-time patellar dislocation with a statistically augmented clinical approach

June 10, 2019
Patellar dislocation represents 2% to 3% of orthopedic knee presentations and an even larger portion of cases for those treating predominantly…
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Patella alta, preoperative positive J-sign may be risk factors for failure after MPFL reconstruction

June 5, 2019
Isolated, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be safe and efficient for the treatment of recurrent patellar instability, according to…
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Knee-focused exercise with patient education did not show significant benefit vs other exercises for patellofemoral pain

June 4, 2019
There was no difference in the short-term effectiveness between patient education combined with either knee- or hip-focused exercise and free…
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MPFL reconstruction yielded low redislocation, instability rates at early follow-up

May 28, 2019
Isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be an effective treatment for patellar instability at early follow-up of 1 year and 2…
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Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction seen as safe, effective in patients with high BMI

May 16, 2019
ORLANDO — Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting showed medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction…
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Symptomatic patellofemoral cartilage lesions showed greater vertical TT-TG distance

May 14, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients with symptomatic patellofemoral cartilage lesions had a significantly greater vertical tibial tubercle-trochlear groove…
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Revision ACL reconstruction may be an indication for lateral extra-articular tenodesis

May 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A presenter at the Arthroscopy Association of North American and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day…
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Examination under anesthesia may help surgeons decide appropriate surgery for patellar instability

May 9, 2019
According to recently published results, patients would unlikely benefit from isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction if their patella…
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Trochleoplasty may be a good solution for patients with patellar instability with dysplasia

May 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A presenter at the Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day at…
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BLOG: Considerations for patellofemoral joint preservation vs patellofemoral arthroplasty

May 1, 2019
by Sabrina Strickland, MD Many patients come into the office with complaints of anterior knee pain that they have had for years and when you look at…