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Elbow Joint Denervation

  • Amr Mohamed Aly
  • Parth Agrawal
  • Gregory Bain
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Abstract

Articular denervation was a subject of interest in treating painful pathologies of different body joints, especially in non-weight-bearing joints. Good knowledge about articular neuroanatomy is needed to perform denervation procedures effectively. Elbow denervation can be done in a large number of pathologies in young active patients who have a good or restorable range of motion. But little literature supporting elbow denervation is present. In this chapter, we provide a full description of the articular innervation of the elbow and the surgical techniques for performing partial and total elbow denervation.

Keywords

Elbow denervation Arthritis Articular innervation Radio-capitellar joint Ulno-humeral joint 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amr Mohamed Aly
    • 1
  • Parth Agrawal
    • 2
  • Gregory Bain
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAin Shams UniversityCairoEgypt
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic and Trauma SurgeryFlinders University and Flinders Medical CentreBedford ParkAustralia

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