Treatment of Fracture of Radial Head with Arthroscopic Prying Reduction and Fixation

  • Yu-jie Liu
  • Chang-ming Huang


The fracture of the radial head is mainly caused by indirect violence. When falling, pronation of forearm, straightening of elbow joint, palms on the ground, excessive valgus of the elbow, vertical transmission of violence to the radial head and the humeral head, resulting in radial head or neck fracture [1–3] (Fig. 16.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu-jie Liu
    • 1
  • Chang-ming Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsChinese PLA General HospitalBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsThe 73 Group Army Hospital, Chenggong Hospital Affiliated to Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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