▶ Early posttraumatic elbow contractures may be treated with a combination of manipulation with the patient under anesthesia followed by bracing. ▶ Extrinsic contractures of the elbow may be treated with open or arthroscopic release, whereas intrinsic and combined contractures may require tissue release as well as partial or total arthroplasty.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine