Knee function after patellectomy and cruciform repair of the extensor mechanism.

Abstract

When patellectomy is performed, the objectives should include restoration of a moment arm, centralization of the extensor mechanism, adequate range of motion, and cosmesis. The cruciate repair of the extensor mechanism described in this report has been developed to meet the aforementioned objectives. Eight patients with 12 patellectomies described herein… (More)

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@article{Ziran1994KneeFA, title={Knee function after patellectomy and cruciform repair of the extensor mechanism.}, author={Bruce H. Ziran and D B Goodfellow and L S Deluca and Kingsbury G. Heiple}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1994}, volume={302}, pages={138-46} }