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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-68

Fixation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Avulsion Fractures by Stapels - A Case Report


1 Assistant professor of Orthopaedics, Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
2 Post Graduate student, B M Patil Medical College, Bijapur, India

Correspondence Address:
Kolusu Natesh
Room no 104, Staff Quarters, Malla Reddy Medical College Campus, Suraram X roads, jeedimetla, Hyderabad
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2321-7006.301944

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Anterior cruciate ligament avulsion fracture is commonly associated with knee injuries more commonly in high energy injuries in active productive adults and its treatment is controversial ranging from conservative treatment to arthroscopic fixation. There are many methods of arthroscopic fixation of which we tried to fix the avulsed fragment by stapels which in our view is better than the other alternatives in the ease of application and the clinical outcomes.


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