TITLE

ARTHROSCOPIC TREATMENT OF THE ARTHRITIC ELBOW

AUTHOR(S)
Steinmann, Scott P.; King, Graham J. W.; Savohe, III, Felix H.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2005, Vol. 87-A Issue 9, p2114
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on elbow arthroscopy. Initially used for simple removal of loose bodies or examination of a painful joint, elbow arthroscopy is now being employed with greater frequency for arthritis and contractures. Potential advantages of arthroscopic treatment include improved articular visualization and decreased postoperative pain. Osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, and posttraumatic conditions can be treated arthroscopically.
ACCESSION #
18001813

 

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