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Offline filli

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hi, im having that operation in just over a month and im finding it difficult to find any real information on it! im scared of operations so any advice and peoples stories would really help! thank you! xxx ;D

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Re: medial patella femoral ligament reconstruction....what is it?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2006, 04:14:36 PM »
Hi,

Here is an article that might help, it has diagrams included which also help explain the surgery.

http://www.orthoclinic.co.za/art_mpfl.html

These posters have just undergone the procedure..... they will be able to offer help.....

http://www.kneeguru.co.uk/KNEEtalk/index.php?topic=28201.0

Good luck.  ~Shade

July '05 (RK) - LR/debridement
Mar '06 (RK) - Open LR + Allograft w/OBI TruFit Plug + Fulkerson TTT
 Feb '07 (LK) - LR + Fulkerson TTT

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Re: medial patella femoral ligament reconstruction....what is it?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2006, 08:21:47 PM »
thank you!  ;D

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Re: medial patella femoral ligament reconstruction....what is it?
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2006, 08:30:39 PM »
Hi,

I had the MPFL reconstruction 17 days ago.  There is not a lot of information about the procedure out there as I found when I was researching the surgery.  I just posted an update on the topic that shade sent to you.  If you have anny questions feel free to ask.

Amy
Dec 98 - R and L knee LR and VMO advancement
Dec 00 - L knee TTT
May 02 - R knee TTT and VMO advancement
Dec 04 - R knee screw removal
still too many subluxations and dislocations
July 06 - R knee MPFL Reconstruction