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Addition of tibial tubercle osteotomy to MPFL reconstruction seen as safe, effective

August 1, 2019
BOSTON — The addition of tibial tubercle osteotomy in patients who underwent medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction was seen as safe and…
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Good outcomes seen after MPFL reconstruction with Insall’s proximal realignment

July 29, 2019
Good clinical results were seen at midterm to long-term follow-up in patients who underwent medial patellofemoral reconstruction with Insall’s…
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Trochleoplasty seen as reliable treatment for severe trochlear dysplasia

July 26, 2019
BOSTON — Sulcus-deepening trochleoplasty may be a reliable and successful surgical solution to recurrent patellar instability for patients with…
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Patellar tendon thickness seen as strong predictor for tears

July 25, 2019
BOSTON — According to a presentation at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, partial patellar tendon tears are…
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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%…
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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…