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International Orthopaedics

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 503–504 | Cite as

Response to letter to the editor concerning “partial extensor mechanism allograft reconstruction for chronic patellar tendon disruption shows superior outcomes in native knees when compared to same technique following total arthroplasty”

  • Charles FiquetEmail author
  • Nathan White
  • Romain Gaillard
  • Elvire Servien
  • Philippe Neyret
  • Sébastien Lustig
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre Albert Trillat, Service de Chirurgie OrthopédiqueHôpital Universitaire Lyon NordLyonFrance

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