Annual Report

Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Florian Gebhard, Phil Kregor, Chris Oliver

Distal femur Complete articular fracture, multifragmentary articular - ORIF - LISS

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Glossary

Lateral parapatellar approach

Lateral parapatellar approach

The lateral parapatellar approach provides a good view of the articular surface of the distal femur. With a longitudinal division of the quadriceps tendon and extensor mechanism, the patella can be dislocated medially.

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v1.0 2008-12-03