MPFL Reconstruction

Patrick A. Smith, MD, (Columbia, MO) discusses MedialPatellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) reconstruction as well as his demonstration of thesurgical technique. The MPFL is the main passive restraint against patellofemoralinstability and lateral patellar displacement. Since the rupture of the MPFL causes patellar dislocation, an anatomicreconstruction of the MPFL is used to restore patellofemoral stability.Specifically, an Arthrex® Anatomic Double Bundle MPFL reconstruction replicatesthe native shape of the MPFL for patellofemoral stability. Dr. Smith concludeswith sharing his keys to success of the MPFL reconstruction technique.

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Presentation Videos

Presenter:

Patrick A. Smith, MD

Publication Date:

10/31/2014

Duration:

22:40

Reference Number:

VPT1-00360-EN

Version:

A