Surgical treatment and rehabilitation of medial Hoffa fracture fixed by locking plate and additional screws: A retrospective cohort study.

@article{Gao2015SurgicalTA,
  title={Surgical treatment and rehabilitation of medial Hoffa fracture fixed by locking plate and additional screws: A retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Mingjie Gao and Renquan Lu and Zihui Zhou and Qingbin Liu and Lin Du and Jieming Shi},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={95-102}
}
PURPOSE Hoffa fracture fixed by only using a single plate or lag screws might be not strong enough to achieve direct stability. The goal of this study is to determine the functional outcome of the surgical treatment and rehabilitation of medial Hoffa fracture by a locking plate combined with cannulated or lag screws. METHODS A total of 13 patients suffering isolated medical Hoffa fractures were identified during the study period (2005.February-2013.February) and retrospectively analyzed. All… CONTINUE READING