Outcome of surgery for recurrent patellar dislocation based on the distance of the tibial tuberosity to the trochlear groove.

@article{Tecklenburg2010OutcomeOS,
  title={Outcome of surgery for recurrent patellar dislocation based on the distance of the tibial tuberosity to the trochlear groove.},
  author={Katja Tecklenburg and Julian Ashley Feller and Timothy S. Whitehead and Kate E. Webster and Ayman Elzarka},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 10},
  pages={
          1376-80
        }
}
We evaluated the outcome in a series of patients with recurrent patellar dislocation who had either medial transfer of the tibial tuberosity and lateral release or an isolated lateral release as the primary treatment. The decision to use one or other procedure was based on a pre-operative distance between the tibial tuberosity to the trochlear groove (TTTG) of less than 10 mm to include the tibial tuberosity transfer in addition to the lateral release. Between April 2002 and December 2006, 49… CONTINUE READING

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