Elbow Arthroscopy



As expertise increases, the technique becomes applicable to a wider range of pathology, including radial head excision (Fig. 14.2a, b), epicondylitis, arthrofibrosis, reduction and fixation of fractures, and even ulnar nerve release.


Radial Head Loose Body Posterior Compartment Lateral Epicondyle Medial Epicondyle 
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Further Reading

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    Dodson CC, Nho SJ, Williams III RJ. Elbow arthroscopy. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008;16(10):574–85.PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Steinmann SP. Elbow arthroscopy: where are we now? Arthroscopy. 2007;23(11):1231–6.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Steinmann SP, King GJ, Savoie III FH. Arthroscopic treatment of the arthritic elbow. Instr Course Lect. 2006;55:109–17.PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Noonburg GE, Baker Jr CL. Elbow arthroscopy. Instr Course Lect. 2006;55:87–93.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leeds General InfirmaryLeedsUK
  2. 2.Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics‘Thriassio’ General HospitalElefsinaGreece

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