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Lateral position of tibial tuberosity correlates to maximum medial patellofemoral ligament graft tension

May 15, 2020
Tension within a medial patellofemoral ligament graft increases with the lateral position of the tibial tuberosity, leading to better graft function…
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Medial patellofemoral ligament originates average of 7 mm distal to distal femoral physis

May 14, 2020
The medial patellofemoral ligament originates an average of 7 mm distal to the medial distal femoral physis, according to a systematic review…
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Disagreement on treatment of patellofemoral instability remains among surgeons

April 8, 2020
Despite an awareness for highly demanding surgical possibilities for patellofemoral instability among surgeons, published results showed disagreement…

BLOG: Cartilage health following trochleoplasty

April 6, 2020
There has been some concern about the long-term effects of the trochleoplasty procedure on articular cartilage health. While short-term studies have…
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Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with suture fixation may improve patellar stability

April 4, 2020
Published results showed good outcomes and significant improvement in patellar stability among patients with recurrent patellar dislocation treated…
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Arthroscopic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be reliable for recurrent patellar dislocation

March 31, 2020
Published results showed arthroscopic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with autograft gracilis tendon may be reliable and safe among…

BLOG: Form follows function with the patella

March 10, 2020
by Pieter Erasmus, MD John P. Fulkerson, MD, recently wrote a blog article of his team’s findings looking at 3D reconstructions of the…
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Patellofemoral morphology linked with maltracking in adolescents with patellofemoral pain

March 5, 2020
Researchers of this study found patellofemoral morphology was altered and had an impact on maltracking in adolescents with patellofemoral pain.
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High number of pain sites predicted poor outcomes, change in patellofemoral pain

March 2, 2020
A higher number of pain sites throughout the body in patients with patellofemoral pain was predictive of poor outcomes and less change 1 year after…
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Tibial tubercle more posteriorly positioned in patients with patellar cartilage lesions vs intact cartilage

February 16, 2020
New data showed the tibial tubercle was more posteriorly positioned in patients with patellar cartilage lesions compared with patients with intact…