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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

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13] In partial patellectomy, the large proximal fragment with whole of articular cartilage is preserved without disturbing much of extensor mechanism in comparison to total patellectomy.
In most of the cases, the extensor mechanism was not involved, even after femoral fractures, because at the method of external fixation and intramedullary pin fixation can only do slight damage to the extensor mechanism.
Kremchek, "Bilateral rupture of the extensor mechanism of the knee in healthy adults," Orthopedics, vol.
Consequently, we believe that the Osteobridge Knee Arthrodesis System is an excellent lower limb salvage technique, which is preferable to other methods in case of the distal femur resection, along with the failure of the knee extensor mechanism.
The aim of surgical treatment in patella fracture is anatomic reduction to restore articular congruity, preservation of patellar bone stock and repair of extensor mechanism.
Get a kick out of this: the spectrum of knee extensor mechanism injuries.
These latter conditions cause a quadriceps lag, while full passive extension will be possible and a gap in the extensor mechanism will be palpable (Fig.
The interplay of forces on the extensor mechanism used the loading relationships developed by Weightman and Amis (1982).
20,21) Of primary importance, throughout the approach, as well as during the procedure, is to avoid damage to the extensor mechanism and in particular avulsion of the patellar tendon from its tibial tubercle attachment.
The patellar tendon is one of the most important tendons in the human body as it forms an integral part of the extensor mechanism of the knee which has an essential role in gait.
Antegrade rod insertion can avoid injury to the MPJ and the extensor mechanism, and this had traditionally been the insertion technique with intramedullary K-wires.
Contact injuries may increase the likelihood of damage to the collateral ligaments, PCL, or extensor mechanism.
The patellar tendon is the final connection of the extensor mechanism of the knee, connecting the inferior pole of the patella and the tibial tubercle.
Which one of the following does NOT constitute a component of the extensor mechanism of the knee:
10] suggested that in traumatic failures of the knee extensor mechanism, patellar spurs were associated with quadriceps tendon ruptures to a significant degree when compared with the association of spurs with patellar fractures and patellar tendon ruptures.
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