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Fig. 3

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

Fig. 3

Open reduction and fixation using a modified tension band. a and b, Preoperative radiograph of a 48-year-old woman who had a transverse patella fracture. c and d, Postoperative radiograph showing the proper placement of wire and Kirschner wire. e The knee joint anterior midline approach showing that a long skin incision of approximately 14 cm was required in this case

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