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Length of tibial tubercle distalization does not impact patella stabilization surgery outcomes

July 24, 2019
BOSTON — Tibial tubercle distalization led to high rate of normalization of patellar height measurements, with a patellar stabilization of 94%…

BLOG: Surgical treatment of patella instability in perspective

July 19, 2019
by John P. Fulkerson, MD Erickson and colleagues published an article in the May 2019 issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine entitled…
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Activity modification, load management yields successful outcomes in patellofemoral pain

July 15, 2019
For patients with patellofemoral pain, a treatment strategy focused on activity modification and load management correlated with high rates of…
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Radiographic patellofemoral OA correlates with anterior knee pain

July 12, 2019
According to recently published results, patellofemoral alignment and trochlear morphology correlated with anterior knee pain in patients with or at…
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Age, gender did not impact patient-reported outcomes after MPFL reconstruction

July 8, 2019
According to recently published results, age at first dislocation and patient gender did not influence patient-reported quality of life outcomes…
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Postoperative mechanical axis linked with patellofemoral degenerative progression after high tibial osteotomy

June 28, 2019
Among patients who underwent opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy, postoperative mechanical axis, which may be the result of overcorrection, was…

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…