Posttraumatic elbow stiffness

Charalambos P. Charalambous, Bernard F. Morrey

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Abstract

▶ 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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1428-1437
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A
Volume94
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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