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No difference in outcomes between open, closed reduction for patellar fractures

January 12, 2020
Closed reduction compared with open reduction may not be an inferior surgical treatment for patellar fractures as researchers found no significant…
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Preoperative bone scan useful in patient selection for patellofemoral joint arthroplasty

January 6, 2020
According to study results, a preoperative bone scan to confirm isolated patellofemoral arthritis may be useful to help select patients for…
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Scoring system may predict high-risk patients for recurrent instability after patellar dislocation

December 19, 2019
The recurrent instability of the patella score can be used to stratify patients who sustain a first-time, lateral patellar dislocation into low-risk…
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Knee pain linked with increased patellar lateral position after displacement

December 5, 2019
According to study results, there was a statistically significant increase in the patellar lateral position after stressed lateral displacement of…
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Patellofemoral stress-testing device offers more accuracy, validity vs physical examination

December 3, 2019
According to study results, the Porto Patellofemoral Testing Device is a valid tool for quantification of the patellofemoral position and…
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Osteochondral autologous transplantation yielded significantly improved results

November 27, 2019
According to study results, osteochondral autologous transplantation is a safe and reliable procedure for treatment of high-grade osteochondral…
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Slow walking speed may be a sign of patellofemoral OA after ACL reconstruction

November 26, 2019
According to study results, slower walking speed was a strong predictor of worse trochlear cartilage health. This finding led researchers to conclude…
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MRI oblique view accurately evaluates trochlear morphology in patients with patellofemoral instability

November 19, 2019
According to study results, the MRI oblique trochlear view accurately evaluates trochlear morphology and better characterizes trochlear dysplasia in…
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MPFL reconstruction using epiphyseal femoral socket can avoid injury in children with patellar instability

November 14, 2019
According to study results, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction using an epiphyseal femoral socket with fluoroscopic guidance was an…
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Several factors led to lower quality of life outcomes after MPFL reconstruction

November 13, 2019
Published results showed bilateral symptoms, femoral tunnel position and age at first dislocation were statistically significant predictors of lower…