Reconstruction of the extensor mechanism with an alloplastic patellar ligament after resection of the proximal tibia in tumor and revision arthroplasty: clinical results after a mean follow-up of 8 years

H. Gollwitzer, L. Gerdesmeyer, R. Von Eisenhart-Rothe, U. Saur, H. Pilge & R. Gradinger
Objective: Resection of the proximal tibia in tumor and revision arthroplasty often results in limited knee function and extensor lag. Aim of the present study was the evaluation of survival and function of a novel alloplastic patellar ligament reconstruction (Trevira cord) directly fixed to a proximal[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]