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Table 4 Complications after 12 months

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

  CRCF (n = 26) ORTF (n = 26)
Displaced fragment 1 (3.8 %) 2 (7.7 %)
Infection 0 2 (7.7 %)
Painful hardware 2 (7.7 %) 8 (30.8 %)
Tension band loosening or migration 0 3 (11.5 %)
Implant removal 2 (7.7 %) 11 (42.3 %)
Reoperation rate 1 (3.8 %) 11 (42.3 %)
  1. CRCF closed reduction and percutaneous cannulated screwfixation, ORTF open reduction and modified tension band fixation
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