Recurrent Dislocation Patella Comparative Study of Surgical Procedures

Dr Arun Mathew George
2017 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
The aim of the treatment in Recurrent Dislocation Patella is to achieve a stable and painless patellofemoral joint with full range of knee movement. Various surgical procedures have been used to treat this condition, the present study compares the merits and demerits of the commonly done operations. Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of the various surgical procedure used in Recurrent Dislocation Patella. Materials and Methods: This prospective study was conducted in the Department of
more » ... partment of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College Trivandrum,57 knees in 48 patients were included in this study, the objective and functional results in these patients were assessed. Result: Of the 57 knees included in the study 63.15% had excellent to good results, 28,06% had fair to poor results and in 8.77% it was a failure. . Conclusion: Proper selection of surgical methods in patients based on the underlying predisposing factors will give better results.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v5i4.07 fatcat:2cufqnhmgnbinjam4dhdhysgya