Management of Unstable Elbows Following Complex Fracture-Dislocations the "Terrible Triad" Injury

Zeiders, Gregory J.; Patel, Minoo K.
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p75
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to evaluate the etiology of the instability, both osseus and ligamentous, and the stabilization of a complex fracture dislocation of the elbow with the use of internal fixation, ligament repair, radial head arthroplasty or hinged external fixation. Difficulties orthopedic surgeons frequently encounter when attempting to repair a complex fracture dislocation are discussed.


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