Fractures of the patella.

  • D C D'Netto
  • Published 1963 in Postgraduate medical journal


THIS paper records an attempt made in 1956 to evaluate the long-term results of repair and excision of the fractured patella in an area where displaced transverse fractures were repaired and displaced comminuted fractures were excised. It is not a common injury. The Sunderland Hospitals serve some 400,000 people, but we were able to collect only 76 cases… (More)