A retrospective review of a series of interposition arthroplasties of the elbow.

@article{Laubscher2014ARR,
  title={A retrospective review of a series of interposition arthroplasties of the elbow.},
  author={Maritz Laubscher and Anne J. H. Vochteloo and A. Van Aardt Smit and Basil C Vrettos and Stephen Roche},
  journal={Shoulder & elbow},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={129-33}
}
BACKGROUND Interposition arthroplasty (IA) is mostly performed in younger patients where total joint replacement is contraindicated and an arthrodesis is unattractive. The outcome and complications of an IA were evaluated. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 18 consecutive cases of interposition arthroplasty (IA) (one case was excluded as a result of incomplete records). Pre- and postoperative pain and function were evaluated. Complications, re-operations and revisions were recorded… CONTINUE READING