Cadaveric study of the secondary medial patellar restraints: patellotibial and patellomeniscal ligaments

@article{Kaleka2016CadavericSO,
  title={Cadaveric study of the secondary medial patellar restraints: patellotibial and patellomeniscal ligaments},
  author={Camila Cohen Kaleka and Leandro Jun Aihara and Anderson Messias Rodrigues and Sebasti{\~a}o Ferreira de Medeiros and Victor Marques de Oliveira and Ricardo de Paula Leite Cury},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={144-151}
}
To detail the anatomy of the medial patella stabilizers, medial patellotibial (MPTL), and medial patellomeniscal ligaments (MPML), focusing on the points of origin and insertion, length, thickness, width, and fibres orientation to study the frequency of anatomical variations and the anatomy of these ligaments, thereby improving surgical techniques. Thirty dissected knees were analysed. A digital caliper was used to measure the length, thickness, and width, as well as the mid-point of the… CONTINUE READING
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