Bilateral ruptures of the extensor mechanism of the knee: A systematic review.

Marco Guarneri, Michele D'Arienzo, Lawrence Camarda, Antonio D'Arienzo, Francesco Balistreri, Salvatore Morello

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Introduction: We conduct a systematic and qualitative review of the current literature to evaluate studies that described bilateral ruptures of the extensor mechanism of the knee.Methods: A comprehensive literature search was performed to evaluate all studies included in the literature until September 2016.Results: Fourteen studies with a total of 44 patients met the inclusion criteria. There were 14 patients with CRF (61%), 6 patients were affected by diabetes mellitus (14%) while other 6 patients were obese patients (14%).Conclusion: CRF represents the most frequent comorbidity in patients with bilateral quadriceps/patellar tendon ruptures.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)445-453
Numero di pagine9
RivistaJournal of Orthopaedics
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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