Arthroplasty with a metal radial head for unreconstructible fractures of the radial head.

@article{Moro2001ArthroplastyWA,
  title={Arthroplasty with a metal radial head for unreconstructible fractures of the radial head.},
  author={Jaydeep K. Moro and Joel A. Werier and Joy C MacDermid and Stuart D. Patterson and G. J. King},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2001},
  volume={83 8},
  pages={
          1201-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Treatment of unreconstructible comminuted fractures of the radial head remains controversial. There is limited information on the outcome of management of these injuries with arthroplasty with a metal radial head implant. METHODS The functional outcomes of arthroplasties with a metal radial head implant for the treatment of twenty-five displaced, unreconstructible fractures of the radial head in twenty-four consecutive patients (mean age, fifty-four years) were evaluated at a mean… CONTINUE READING
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