Research Article| Volume 18, ISSUE 1, P57-60, January 1987

Carbon fibre used in the late reconstruction of rupture of the extensor mechanism of the knee

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      Carbon fibre may be used to repair rupture of the extensor mechanism of the knee when this involves either the patellar ligament or quadriceps tendon. The operative technique is described and the results in five patients are reviewed. This technique may be successful even after other forms of repair have failed.
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