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Arthroscopic-Assisted Treatment of Pediatric Elbow Fractures

  • Todd A. Rubin
  • Matthew J. Gluck
  • Jonathan Robinson
  • Michael HausmanEmail author
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Abstract

The application of arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of pediatric elbow conditions is in the nascent stages. However, early reports attest to its efficacy and safety, when properly performed. In addition to the usual advantages of minimally invasive techniques including improved visualization with less ancillary trauma, arthroscopic treatments are more easily accepted by parents and children and may also allow, in rare circumstances, a staged procedure.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Todd A. Rubin
    • 1
  • Matthew J. Gluck
    • 2
  • Jonathan Robinson
    • 3
  • Michael Hausman
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryHughston Clinic OrthopaedicsNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Orthopaedic Research, Department of OrthopedicsMount Sinai HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryWashington University in St. LouisSt. LouisUSA
  4. 4.Department of Orthopedics, Chief Hand and Elbow SurgeryMount Sinai Health SystemNew YorkUSA

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