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Arthroscopic patellar reinsertion of the MPFL in acute patellar dislocations.
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PMID:  21063679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the mid-term results of a new technique for the arthroscopic repair of MPFL after an acute patellar dislocation (APD).
MATERIALS: The series included 17 patients (11 men and 6 women) with a first episode of acute patellar dislocation; treated over a period of 6 years. Re-dislocation, subjective symptoms and functional limitations were evaluated at an average follow-up of 2.2 years (1-5.5). The patients were evaluated with the Lysholm and the Kujala scoring systems.
RESULTS: At follow-up, no re-dislocation was reported. Only one patient referred an episode of patellar instability, without a distinct dislocation. The postoperative median Lysholm score was 90 (72-100). The median Kujala score was 92 (75-100). Fourteen out of 17 patients were able to return to sports at the same level as before.
CONCLUSION: When the MPFL is avulsed from the patella, the proposed technique has the advantage of restoring tension of the ligament through reattachment at the patellar border with two trans-patellar sutures. The full-arthroscopic approach has the advantage of being less invasive and having a shorter recovery time.
Authors:
P P Mariani; L Liguori; G Cerullo; G Iannella; L Floris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1433-7347     ISO Abbreviation:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314730     Medline TA:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  628-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Università "Foro Italico" Roma, Piazza L. De Bosis 5, 00194, Rome, Italy, pierpaolo.mariani@uniroma4.it.
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