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Results of Using Tension Band Wiring for the Treatment of Transverse Patellar Fractures

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Sajid Younus ,Mushtaque Ahmed Shaikh ,Waseem Ahmed ,Fayaz Hussain ,Muhammad Shuaib Chandio ,Suhail Wisal


Background: The patella, the largest sesamoid bone in the human body, is located inside the quadriceps tendon and has a significant impact on knee biomechanics. In contrast to most bones, it is triangular in shape, incredibly hard, and devoid of periosteal coating. The patella usually ossifies between the ages of 3 and 7 and completes throughout puberty. Approximately 1% of all skeletal injuries are patellar fractures, which primarily affect people from 20 to 50 years of age. Direct or indirect forces may be the cause of these fractures

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