Arthroscopic arthrolysis for posttraumatic elbow stiffness.

  title={Arthroscopic arthrolysis for posttraumatic elbow stiffness.},
  author={Irma Cefo and Denise E Eygendaal},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  volume={20 3},
BACKGROUND Loss of motion of the elbow joint is a common finding after elbow trauma. Restoration of motion of the posttraumatic stiff elbow can be a difficult, time-consuming, and costly challenge. Arthroscopic capsular release of stiff elbows has recently been introduced as a safe but technically demanding technique. The outcome in 27 patients treated by arthroscopic capsular release was assessed. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated 27 patients (17 women) who were an average age of 42 years… CONTINUE READING

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