The Importance of Allograft with Patellar Tendon in Prosthetic Reconstruction of the Upper Tibia after en bloc Resection for Bone Tumors

  • G. Delepine
  • P. G. Harris
  • N. Delepine
  • D. Goutallier


The proximal tibia is the third most common site for bone sarcomas and represents 12% of the tumors in our series of limb salvage.


Patellar Tendon Proximal Tibia Tibial Component Limb Salvage Deep Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Delepine
    • 1
  • P. G. Harris
    • 2
  • N. Delepine
    • 3
  • D. Goutallier
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopaedic ServiceHospital Henri MondorCréteilFrance
  2. 2.Service de Chirurgie Plastique et Orthopédique Département de ChirurgieHôpital Notre Dame, Universite de MontrealMontréalCanada
  3. 3.Oncologic Paediatric ServiceHospital Robert DebréParisFrance

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