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The Elbow pp 157-163 | Cite as

Prosthetic replacement for radial head fractures

  • B. Martinelli
Part of the Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Surgery book series (ORTHOP.SURGERY, volume 2)

Abstract

As an alternative to resection in cases of radial head fracture that is too severe for internal fixation (Fig. 1), we have used replacement with internal prostheses made of Silastic for over 15 years.

Keywords

Radial Head Wrist Fracture Radial Head Fracture Elbow Dislocation Prosthetic Replacement 
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