The Elmslie Trillat Procedure is a surgical procedure to improve the alignment of the patella.


Distal realignment

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


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.



Habitual dislocation of patella: A review. Batra S and Arora S. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2014 Dec; 5(4): 245–251.

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