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  • Condition: Recurrent Patellar Instability in Patients with Trochlear Dysplasia and Increased Femoral Antetorsion
  • Journal: The Knee
  • Treatment Used: Deepening Trochleoplasty and Supracondylar External Rotation Osteotomy
  • Number of Patients: 7
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This study determined whether combined deepening trochleoplasty and supracondylar femoral external rotation osteotomy improve patellar (kneecap) stability and function in patients with recurrent patellar instability due to trochlear dysplasia and increased femoral antetorsion.
  • Condition: Recurrent Patellar Instability
  • Journal: Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
  • Treatment Used: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction and Combined Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
  • Number of Patients: 144
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This study investigated the influence of an increased femoral anteversion angle on clinical outcomes after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction and combined tibial tubercle osteotomy for the treatment of recurrent patellar instability.
  • Condition: Patellar Dislocation
  • Journal: Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association
  • Treatment Used: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction for patellar dislocation.
  • Condition: Recurrent Dislocation and Osteoarthritis
  • Journal: Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR
  • Treatment Used: Lateral Wedge Augmentation Trochleoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 58
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a lateral wedge augmentation trochleoplasty on patients with a recurrent knee dislocation while not progressing osteoarthritis.
  • Condition: Severe Trochlear Dysplasia
  • Journal: Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
  • Treatment Used: isolated trochleoplasty versus trochleoplasty combined with medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction
  • Number of Patients: 192
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The purpose of the study was to assess the efficacy of isolated trochleoplasty versus trochleoplasty combined with medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction for the treatment of severe trochlear dysplasia.
  • Condition: Trochlear Dysplasia
  • Journal: Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
  • Treatment Used: Anatomic Trochlear-Cutting Patellofemoral Arthroplasty (PFA)
  • Number of Patients: 28
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This study examined the outcomes of an anatomic trochlear-cutting patellofemoral arthroplasty (replaces damaged cartilage and corrects deformities to reduce pain; PFA) system for patients with trochlear dysplasia (unstable kneecap due to abnormal development).
  • Condition: Trochlear Dysplasia and Lateral Patellofemoral Instability
  • Journal: Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
  • Treatment Used: Trochleoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 998
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This review of the literature reported on the global distribution and clinical outcomes of published articles related to trochleoplasty in the treatment of trochlear dysplasia (wearing on the trochlea of femur) lateral patellofemoral instability.
  • Condition: Patellar Instability
  • Journal: Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
  • Treatment Used: Derotational Osteotomy at Distal Femur
  • Number of Patients: 42
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This study evaluated the clinical outcome after derotational osteotomies and combined procedures in patients with patellofemoral instability.
  • Condition: Recurrent Patellar Dislocation Associated with Trochlear Dysplasia in Children
  • Journal: The bone & joint journal
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Correction
  • Number of Patients: 23
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This study investigated the changes in femoral trochlear morphology following surgical correction of recurrent patellar dislocation associated with trochlear dysplasia in children.
  • Condition: Acute First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation in Children
  • Journal: The American journal of sports medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgical repair of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury Versus Knee Brace
  • Number of Patients: 24
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The study compared surgery of medial patellofemoral ligandment injury versus a knee brace in acute first-time traumatic patellar dislocation in children.
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