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SA Orthopaedic Journal

versión On-line ISSN 2309-8309

SA orthop. j. vol.7 no.2 Pretoria abr./jun. 2008

 

CLINICAL ARTICLE

 

A philosophy and technique for reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament

 

 

Dr PJ Erasmus; Dr M Thaunat

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Knee Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch

Correspondence

 

 


ABSTRACT

Our philosophy is to restore the patella to its original position and stability prior to dislocation and rupture of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL). This approach is based on the established principle that "form follows function''.


 

 

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Correspondence:
Dr PJ Erasmus
Tel: (021) 882-8210; Fax: (021) 882-9915
knee@orthoclinic.co.za

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