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Anterior femoral notching and ipsilateral supracondylar femur fracture in total knee arthroplasty

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      Abstract

      The authors reviewed 670 total knee arthroplasties with a 2–10-year follow-up period. Of these, 180 knees had anterior femoral notching, which was deeper than 3 mm in 138. Two of the 670 knees suffered ipsilateral supracondylar fractures; one of these had a notched femur and one did not. Both was found between anterior femoral notching and ipsilateral supracondylar femur fracture.

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