Lateral Transfer of the Medial Hamstring Tendons to the Fibula to Treat Anterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Knee: A Case Report

Bell, Douglas; Pedersen, Elizabeth
May 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 5, p1214
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a twenty three year-old worker who sustained a blast injury to his right thigh from a high-pressure pipeline burst which resulted in a grade IIIB open comminuted femoral fracture, loss of his vastus lateralis, iliotibial band, biceps femoris, and 7 cm of his femoral diaphysis and severe impairment of his peroneal nerve function. Complications which resulted from his treatment, and the patient's return to good health, are discussed.


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