[Augmentation of patella fractures and patella tendon ruptures with the McLaughlin-Cerclage].

Abstract

Augmentation of patella injuries was first described in 1946 by H.F. McLaughlin. We retrospectively analyzed 14 patients with patella fracture or patella tendon rupture who had been augmented with McLaughlin wiring between 1998 and 2004. The Insall-Salvati ratio was determined before and after removing the cerclage wire as well as on the opposite knee to… (More)

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@article{Ahrberg2007AugmentationOP, title={[Augmentation of patella fractures and patella tendon ruptures with the McLaughlin-Cerclage].}, author={Annette B Ahrberg and Christof Josten}, journal={Der Unfallchirurg}, year={2007}, volume={110 8}, pages={685-90} }