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what are the risks involved with lateral release surgery in knee?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
No pain relief.: Make sure that your surgeons has lots of experience with lateral releases. If they are done for the wrong reasons, they don't work very well. Generally speaking, there should be a component of lateral patellar tilt on xray and exam.

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