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The Elbow pp 173-176 | Cite as

Reconstruction of the post-traumatic elbow

  • T. G. Wadsworth
Part of the Current Concepts in Orthopaedic Surgery book series (ORTHOP.SURGERY, volume 2)

Abstract

Surgical reconstruction of the acutely injured elbow is often necessary to give the best opportunity for subsequent function, in particular the following injuries:
  • unstable lateral humeral condylar fractures in the child;

  • displaced segmental fractures of the adult capitulum;

  • displaced intraarticular lower humeral fractures and displaced fractures of the olecranon in the adult;

  • adult radial head fractures and Monteggia injuries with displacement of the radial head.

Keywords

Radial Head Elbow Joint Condylar Fracture Cubital Tunnel Anterior Capsule 
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