MPFL reconstruction: The adductor sling approach

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Surgical treatment of patella instability has two approaches. One is that anatomic alignment is the most important factor(s) and all elements of malalignment must be corrected. The other viewpoint is a softer approach that recognizes the importance of a soft tissue restraint to lateral patella translation: to stabilize or recreate this restraint can be sufficient in many cases with bony (mal)alignment left uncorrected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPatellofemoral Pain, Instability, and Arthritis
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Presentation, Imaging, and Treatment
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783642054235
StatePublished - 2010


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