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Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating patellar dislocation

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Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating patellar dislocation
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, November 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008106.pub2
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Hing, Caroline B, Smith, Toby O, Donell, Simon, Song, Fujian


Patellar dislocation occurs when the patella disengages completely from the trochlear (femoral) groove. Following reduction of the dislocation, conservative rehabilitation with physiotherapy may be used. Since recurrence of dislocation is common, some surgeons have advocated surgical intervention in addition to rehabilitation.

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Country Count As %
Austria 1 1%
Unknown 83 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 18%
Student > Postgraduate 11 13%
Researcher 8 10%
Student > Bachelor 7 8%
Other 5 6%
Other 12 14%
Unknown 26 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 43 51%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 1%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 1%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 1%
Other 2 2%
Unknown 30 36%