Treatment of Patella Fractures.

@article{Henrichsen2018TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of Patella Fractures.},
  author={Jacob L. Henrichsen and Spencer K Wilhem and Matthew Siljander and Jeremy J Kalma and Mark S Karadsheh},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2018},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          e747-e755
        }
}
Patella fractures comprise 1% of all fractures. Treatment options vary based on fracture displacement, classification, and patient factors. Traditionally, nonoperative treatment has been reserved for nondisplaced fractures. Many operative treatments are available with differing indications and levels of success. Tension band constructs have been the most commonly employed approach to fixation, with cerclage wiring for comminuted fractures. Recently, plate fixation of patella fractures has… CONTINUE READING
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