Outcomes following repair of quadriceps tendon ruptures.

  title={Outcomes following repair of quadriceps tendon ruptures.},
  author={Gregory A Konrath and Deyu Chen and Toni Lock and Henry T Goitz and Jeffrey T Watson and Berton R. Moed and Gianfranco D'Ambrosio},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  volume={12 4},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine critically the outcomes of patients sustaining a quadriceps tendon rupture and to compare outcomes in patients with bilateral simultaneous ruptures versus a unilateral rupture. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Patients were treated at a Level I trauma center. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS Fifty-one quadriceps tendon ruptures in thirty-nine patients were evaluated. A mean four-year follow-up (range 13 to 204 months) was available for forty… CONTINUE READING

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