Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Repair for Recurrent or Traumatic Patellar Dislocation

  • Masataka Deie
  • Mitsuo Ochi


Medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) injury occurred when the patella dislocated laterally during sport activity and trauma. In the cadaver study, MPFL weighted 60 % to protect lateral force [1], and the MPFL is injured in more than 90 % of patellar dislocation [2]. Thus, MPFL function is one of most important factors in patellar stability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Musculoskeletal Functional Research and RegenerationInstitute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryInstitute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan

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