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Open proximal realignment of the patella

Open proximal realignment of the patella

Open proximal realignment of the patella: Open proximal realignment of the patella is knee surgery to cut the lateral retinacular on the outside surface of the patella as well tighten the medial or inner side of the knee.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Open proximal realignment of the patella

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Open proximal realignment of the patella:

  • Patella misalignment
  • Lateral patellar dislocation
  • Congenital lateral patellar dislocation

Non-Surgical Options: Open proximal realignment of the patella

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Open proximal realignment of the patella:

  • Physical therapy to strengthen the quadriceps muscles
  • Rest, ice, compression, elevation (R.I.C.E)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication

Other Surgical Options: Open proximal realignment of the patella

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Open proximal realignment of the patella may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Open proximal realignment of the patella

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Open proximal realignment of the patella may include:

  • Local, regional, or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Open proximal realignment of the patella

Possible surgical complications of Open proximal realignment of the patella may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Open proximal realignment of the patella

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Good prognosis.

Open proximal realignment of the patella: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Open proximal realignment of the patella: Six to eight weeks.

Open proximal realignment of the patella: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Open proximal realignment of the patella) include:

  • Proximal realignment of the patella

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