Functional outcome following modified Elmslie-Trillat procedure.

@article{Karataglis2006FunctionalOF,
  title={Functional outcome following modified Elmslie-Trillat procedure.},
  author={Dimitrios S Karataglis and Minda A. Green and Duncan J a Learmonth},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={464-8}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the mid- and long-term outcome of the modified Elmslie-Trillat procedure, as well as to detect factors affecting it. Thirty-eight patients (44 procedures) with a mean age of 31 years were included in this study. The reason for operation was patellar instability in 10 cases, anterior knee pain with malalignment of the extensor mechanism in 15 cases and a combination of both in 19 cases. Patients were followed for an average of 40 months (range=18-130 months… CONTINUE READING

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