Patellar Instability


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Patients with anterior knee pain and/or dislocation of the knee cap requires a tailored approach according to the cause of the problem. Sometimes this is due to lax or torn ligaments on one side and or tight ligaments on the other side. This entails surgical intervension with either release of the tight structures or replacing the torn or lax structures.


Gracillis (smaller of the hamstrings tendon) is harvested through a 2 cm incision over upper aspect of leg. It is laid and fixed on the edge of the knee cap through a 1 cm incision a passed percutaneously to insert in the place of the old ligament.

Expected time of surgery:

45 min

Implants used:

one bioabsorbable interference screw (Mitek , USA) and 2 double braided Fastin RC suture anchors (Mitek, USA)

Type of anaesthesia:


Hospital stay:

same day discharge

Post operative plan:

WB allowed on the day of surgery. Brace is used for 6 weeks

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30 Mourad St. – Giza
2nd Floor – # 108
RadioShack building

Tel: 3578909
Mobile: 010 60906808

Clinic Schedule:

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    عنوان العيادة

    30 شارع مراد – الجيزة
    الدور الثانى – عيادة رقم 108
    عمارة راديوشاك

    تليفون: 35738909
    محمول: 01060906808

    مواعيد العيادة

    السبت والأثنين والأربعاء
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