Michael Huo, Michael Leslie, Iain McFadyen
If the patella component remains stable, standard tension band fixation principles can be applied.
These fractures are classified by UCPF as V.34-B1.
Fall onto flexed knee.
Plain X-rays remain the first line of investigation.
CT Scan can be used to assess the size and position of the fragments and implant stability.
Comparison with previous X-rays is useful.