Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, November 30th, 2007
"The Beath pin may penetrate the articular surface or may unduly injure the quadriceps through multiple passes. The already injured patellar tendon may be overly shortened after debridement and insertion into bony tunnels, and loosening through the tunnels may occur. Obliquely oriented bony tunnels may cause abnormal patellar tilt, leading to uneven force distribution. This technical note reports the details of an...
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