Medial patellofemoral ligament repair for recurrent patellar dislocation.


BACKGROUND The medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) is the primary restraint to extreme lateral displacement and is typically disrupted with an acute lateral patellar dislocation. Patients who fail a comprehensive nonoperative program and experience recurrent lateral patellar instability episodes are candidates for surgical treatment. Current surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0363546510376230