Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: How I Do It



The medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) has been recognized as the primary stabilizer against lateral patellar dislocation or subluxation.2,4,5 Consequently if there is lateral patellar instability there is also an insufficient MPFL.


Bone Tunnel Medial Femoral Condyle Medial Epicondyle Trochlear Dysplasia MPFL Reconstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryInstituto Universitario CEMICBuenos AiresArgentina

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