A Treatment Algorithm for Primary Patellar Dislocations

  title={A Treatment Algorithm for Primary Patellar Dislocations},
  author={Neel P. Jain and Najeeb Khan and Donald C. Fithian},
  booktitle={Sports health},
CONTEXT Primary patellar dislocation continues to be a common problem facing clinicians today. These injuries are associated with significant morbidity and a substantial recurrence rate. Myriad operative and nonoperative options have been described to treat these injuries, although the evidence-based literature is sparse. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION PubMed was searched from 1970-2010 to identify publications on patellar dislocations, including clinical presentation, natural history, radiographic… CONTINUE READING