A surgical procedure to improve the alignment of the patella.

This is one of a number of procedures known as 'distal realignment procedures'.

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Distal realignment procedures

Realigning the kneecap by surgical procedures below the kneecap.

Surgical procedures to correct patellar alignment

Non-surgical treatment is generally the first choice of management, but surgery may be necessary.

Surgery for patellar malalignment

Part 8 of a course on Patellofemoral Pain by Dr Ronald Grelsamer of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

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