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dc.titleSurgical management of congenital and habitual dislocation of the patella
dc.contributor.authorGao, G.-X.
dc.contributor.authorLee, E.H.
dc.contributor.authorBose k.
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-20T08:40:28Z
dc.date.available2016-12-20T08:40:28Z
dc.date.issued1990
dc.identifier.citationGao, G.-X., Lee, E.H., Bose k. (1990). Surgical management of congenital and habitual dislocation of the patella. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 10 (2) : 255-260. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn02716798
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/133825
dc.description.abstractTwelve patients with congenital dislocation of the patella (CDP) and 23 patients with habitual dislocation of the patella (HDP) were followed for 2-15 years after surgical stabilization of the patella. The underlying pathology in both conditions was contracture of the quadriceps mechanism, which was more severe in CDP. Surgical stabilization in most cases included an extensive lateral release, medial plication, and transfer of the lateral half of the patella tendon. Lengthening of the rectus femoris tendon was required in many cases. With appropriate operative procedures, satisfactory results were achieved in 36 of the 41 knees (87.8%).
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
dc.description.volume10
dc.description.issue2
dc.description.page255-260
dc.description.codenJPORD
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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