Surgical treatment of patients with closed patellar fractures using arthroscopic technologies

Карасев Е.А.

Abstract


24 patients with closed patellar fractures have been treated within the period of 2004-2009 using the combined method of treatment consisting in arthroscopy to diagnose the degree of the knee soft-tissue structure damage, arthroscopically controlled correction of patellar fragments and subsequent application of the Ilizarov fixator different modules. Long-term results have been traced in 18 (75 %) patients, good and satisfactory results of treatment have been observed in 100 % of cases.

Keywords


arthroscopy, the knee (joint), intraarticular fractures, the Ilizarov fixator

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