PMID: 591599Jan 1, 1977

Treatment of post-traumatic dislocation of the patella. Critical study of 29 cases (author's transl)

Journal de chirurgie
J BahuaudJ J Lallement

Abstract

The treatment of post-traumatic dislocation of the patella depends on careful examination. One should propose surgery in most cases, for not only one may leave a foreign body within the joint, but above all correction of the extensor apparatus is necessary in more than 50 p. cent of cases, to avoid a recurrence. The quality of the results depends on the preoperative analysis of the knee. Our study of 29 cases confirmed this.

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Athletic Injuries
Dislocations
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