Nontraumatic transverse stress fractures of the resurfaced patella occurred in 2 patients, one with a total condylar and the other with a GUEPAR arthroplasty. The blood supply of the patella is a critical factor in both pathogenesis and healing of stress fracture of the patella.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Clinical orthopaedics and related research|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine