[Pure posterior luxation of the elbow in adults: immobilization or early mobilization. A randomized prospective study of 50 cases].

@article{Rafai1999PurePL,
  title={[Pure posterior luxation of the elbow in adults: immobilization or early mobilization. A randomized prospective study of 50 cases].},
  author={Mohammed Abdoh Rafai and A. Largab and Daniel Cohen and Mustapha Trafeh},
  journal={Chirurgie de la main},
  year={1999},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={272-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Pure posterior dislocation of the elbow is frequent in young subjects. The objective of treatment must be to reduce the dislocation and avoid complications, the most frequent being stiffness, but also elbow instability. The objective of this prospective study was to evaluate the functional and anatomical characteristics of two treatment modalities: plaster immobilization and early mobilization. MATERIAL AND METHODS 50 cases of pure posterior dislocation of the elbow were included… CONTINUE READING

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