Surgical Release for Posttraumatic Loss of Elbow Flexion
- Outcomes of arthroscopic arthrolysis for the post-traumatic elbow stiffness. Wu, Xinghuo; Wang, Hong; Meng, Chunqing; Yang, Shuhua; Duan, Deyu; Xu, Weihua; Liu, Xianzhe; Tang, Ming; Zhao, Jianning // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Sep2015, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p2715
Purpose: Post-traumatic contracture is a common complication after elbow trauma. If conservative therapy fails to restore adequate elbow motion, surgical release is recommended. Increase in arthroscopy knowledge and skills, as well as technological advances in the passed decade of years, has...
- Subcutaneous pedicle propeller flap: An old technique revisited and modified! Karki, Durga; Mehta, Nikhil; Narayan, Ravi Prakash // Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery;May/Aug2016, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p220
Background: Post-burn axillary and elbow scar contracture is a challenging problem to the reconstructive surgeon owing to the wide range of abduction and extension that should be achieved, respectively, while treating either of the joint. The aim of this paper is to highlight the use of...
- Single-staged Treatment Using a Standardized Protocol Results in Functional Motion in the Majority of Patients With a Terrible Triad Elbow Injury. Gupta, Akash; Barei, David; Khwaja, Ansab; Beingessner, Daphne // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2014, Vol. 472 Issue 7, p2075
Background: Terrible triad injuries of the elbow, defined as elbow dislocation with associated fractures to the radial head and coronoid, are associated with stiffness, pain, and loss of motion. Studies to date have consisted of small sample sizes and used heterogeneous surgical techniques,...
- Can We Treat Select Terrible Triad Injuries Nonoperatively? Chan, Kevin; MacDermid, Joy; Faber, Kenneth; King, Graham; Athwal, George // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2014, Vol. 472 Issue 7, p2092
Background: While the majority of terrible triad elbow injuries (ulnohumeral dislocation with radial head and coronoid fractures) are managed surgically, nonoperative treatment may be appropriate in selected patients, but results with this approach have been limited by very small studies....
- Radiographic Loss of Contact Between Radial Head Fracture Fragments Is Moderately Reliable. Bruinsma, Wendy; Guitton, Thierry; Ring, David // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2014, Vol. 472 Issue 7, p2113
Background: Loss of contact between radial head fracture fragments is strongly associated with other elbow or forearm injuries. If this finding has adequate interobserver reliability, it could help examiners identify and treat associated ligament injuries and fractures (eg, forearm interosseous...
- Sorting out elbow injuries. Hennrikus, William L.; Shaw, Brian A.; Gerardi, Joseph A. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Oct99, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p154
Provides information on the nature and treatment of elbow injuries in children. Anatomy of elbow and how it is injured; Clinical and radiologic evaluation; Different types of injuries; Importance of recognition and medication on the management of elbow injuries.
- Biomechanics and Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries During Throwing. Reinold, Michael M.; Fleisig, Glenn S.; Andrews, James R. // Athletic Therapy Today;May2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on the rehabilitation of elbow injuries during throwing. Details on the biomechanics of throwing; Effects of varus torque to the ulnar collateral ligament; Discussions on ulnar neuritis.
- Prevention and Treatment of Elbow Injuries in Adolescent Pitchers. Buettner, Craig M.; Leaver-Dunn, Deidre // Athletic Therapy Today;May2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p19
Presents guidelines on the prevention and treatment of elbow injuries in adolescent baseball pitchers in the U.S. Discussions on the anatomy of the elbow joint; Information on the proper techniques of throwing; Motions contributing to the injury of structures in the elbow.
- COMPLEX SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EXTENSION CONTRACTURES OF THE KNEE JOINT. Irismetov, Murodjon // Medical & Health Science Journal;Apr2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p64
The article describes experience with using new surgical treatment of patients with extensive contracture of the knee in the sport trauma department of Research Institute Traumatology and Orthopedics (Uzbekistan). Since 1998 to 2007 this method was used in treatment of 52 patient at age from 17...