Augmentation with Transcortical Wiring of an Onlay-type Prosthesis for a Deficient Patella during Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Full Text
Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery, 06/08/2012
Seo JG et al. – This technique entails fixing wires to the three pegs of the patellar component, passing the wires through drill holes in the anterior cortex and, after compression of a cemented prosthesis, augmenting the fixation by twisting the wires anteriorly. The authors believe that stable fixation and painless articulation will be obtained with the described technique for deficient patellae.