Editorial Commentary: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Knee Patellar Instability: When Are Soft Tissue Procedures Not Enough?

  • Miho Tanaka
  • Published 2018 in
    Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic…


Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction is commonly performed to treat patellofemoral instability by recreating the static soft tissue restraint to lateral patellar translation. Concurrent tibial tuberosity osteotomy can be indicated in the setting of bony malalignment, such as a lateralized tuberosity or patella alta; however, the exact indications… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.09.033


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