Fracture of the resurfaced patella in total knee replacement

M. Roffman, David M. Hirsh, D. G. Mendes

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)112-116
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
VolumeNo. 148
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Patella
Stress Fractures
Arthroplasty

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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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Fracture of the resurfaced patella in total knee replacement. / Roffman, M.; Hirsh, David M.; Mendes, D. G.

In: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. No. 148, 1980, p. 112-116.

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