Why Do Patellofemoral Stabilization Procedures Fail? Keys to Success

Caplan, Nick, Nassar, Islam, Anand, Bobby and Kader, Deiary (2017) Why Do Patellofemoral Stabilization Procedures Fail? Keys to Success. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 25 (1). e1-e7. ISSN 1062-8592

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Abstract

In recent years, surgical interventions for patellofemoral joint instability have gained popularity, possibly revitalized by the recent advances in our understanding of patellofemoral joint instability and the introduction of a number of new surgical procedures. This rise in surgical intervention has brought about various complications. In this review article, we present the complications that are associated with 5 main surgical procedures to stabilize the patella-medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction, tibial tubercle osteotomy, trochleoplasty, lateral release/lateral retinacular lengthening, and derotation osteotomies. The key to success and potential problems with these surgical techniques are highlighted in the form of "expert takeaways."

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B100 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2017 15:40
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2017 14:13
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/29506

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