The judet quadricepsplasty: Long-term outcome of 21 cases.

  title={The judet quadricepsplasty: Long-term outcome of 21 cases.},
  author={Alessandro Mass{\'e} and Antonio Biasibetti and J Demangos and Elisa Dutto and S Pazzano and Paolo Gallinaro},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={61 2},
BACKGROUND The lack of knee flexion represents a possible complication in severe femur fractures. In 1956, Judet proposed a quadricepsplasty technique that allowed for a graded release without the disruption of the vastus medialis obliqus, vastus lateralis, or rectus femoris. METHODS This article reports the clinical outcome of 21 cases of Judet quadricepsplasty after an average follow-up of 101.0 months (range, 21-204 months). The definitive flexion gain was classified as excellent, good… CONTINUE READING


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