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.
|Numero di pagine||9|
|Rivista||Journal of Orthopaedics|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2017|
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