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Patellar complications in single versus double tunnel medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction.

Authors
  • Mohammed, Riazuddin1
  • Hunt, Neil2
  • Gibbon, A J2
  • 1 1 Knee Fellow, York Hospital, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, York, UK.
  • 2 2 York Hospital, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, York, UK.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Volume
25
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/2309499017691007
PMID: 28228051
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Our study showed increasing problems with single tunnel patellar fixation, with more reoperation and failure rates compared to double tunnel fixation. The evidence supports the move towards anatomical double bundle MPFL reconstructions.

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