Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with polyester suture augmentation
Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction using semitendinosus tendons: polyester suture augmentation versus nonaugmentationAm J Sports Med. 2012 Jun;40(6):1365-74. Epub 2012 Mar 28
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100 adult patients with recurrent patellar instability were randomized to either receive medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction (MPFLR), using semitendinosus tendons with polyester suture augmentation, or MPFLR - using semitendinosus tendons without augmentation. The results indicate that MPFLR with polyester suture augmentation provides improved outcomes (no deterioration in corrected pate...
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