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Assessment Results of Patellar Fracture Treatment after Tension Band Wiring
S. Abdolhossein Mehdinasab , Nasser Sarrafan , Mohammad Fakoor , Saeid Tabatabaei , Sharareh Shalamzari
, hmehdinasab@yahoo.com
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Background : To assess the results of patellar fracture treatment by tension band wiring.
Materials and Methods : This retrospective study was performed to evaluate clinical and radiological results of patellar fracture during past 6 years.
Results : Twenty four patients were participated in follow-up. :::union::: was occurred in the mean time of 2.67±0.61 months. Falling down and direct trauma were the most common cause of fracture. Most common complications were thigh muscle atrophy and pin irritation. Excellent and good results in 87.5% and fair results in 12.5% of the patients were seen.
Conclusion : Fixation of patellar fractures with tension band wiring was associated with a high rate of :::union:::.

Keywords: Patella, Surgical treatment, Outcome assessment
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Orthopedy
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Orthopaedic, Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation Research Center, Ahwaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran
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Mehdinasab S A, Sarrafan N, Fakoor M, Tabatabaei S, Shalamzari S. Assessment Results of Patellar Fracture Treatment after Tension Band Wiring. ZJRMS. 2013; 15 (4) :60-62
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