Restoration of native medial patellofemoral ligament support after patella dislocation.


Much as the anterior talofibular ligament can be advanced to stabilize the lateral ankle, the healed, elongated medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) can be advanced to restore patellofemoral stability. We describe a simple technique whereby the MPFL remnant and femoral insertion can be easily identified and tested for integrity through a mini-open… (More)