Percutaneous dowel bone grafting of a patella nonunion in a football player

Dave R. Shukla, Andrew S. Sems, Michael J. Stuart

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Abstract

Percutaneous, autogeneic dowel bone grafting and compression screw fixation is a viable treatment option for a transverse patellar nonunion. This technique resulted in patellar healing and rapid return to sports in an athletic, adolescent male.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOrthopedics
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2010

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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