Int Orthop 2022 Jun 29;46(6):1395-1403. Epub 2022 Mar 29.
Zentrum Für Unfallchirurgie Und Orthopädische Chirurgie, BG Unfallklinik Frankfurt Am Main, Friedberger Landstrasse 430, 60389, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Purpose: The treatment of comminuted patellar fractures remains a challenge for orthopedic surgeons. The aim of this study was to assess the clinical, functional, and radiological outcome after treatment of comminuted patellar fractures using an anatomically contoured plating system.
Methods: Between January 2015 and December 2019 (5 years), 29 patients with complex C3 fractures according to AO classification (18 female, 11 male; mean age: 53 years) were treated using an anatomically contoured plating system (patella SuturePlate™, Arthrex®, Naples, USA). Read More