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From: Comparison of the outcomes of cannulated screws vs. modified tension band wiring fixation techniques in the management of mildly displaced patellar fractures

Fig. 2

Closed reduction and percutaneous cannulated screw fixation. a and b, Preoperative radiograph of a 45-year-old man who had a mildly displaced transverse patellafracture. c and d, Postoperative radiograph showing the proper placement of the three screws. e The minimally invasive approach shows three small incisions less than 8 mm with minimal soft tissue disruption. f and g, The 8-week postoperative radiograph showingthat the patella fracture has union with agood degree of knee flexion

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