Comminuted fractures of the radial head. The role of silicone-implant replacement arthroplasty.


Radial head resection is the accepted treatment of comminuted radial-head fractures in adults, but the results are not always satisfactory. This study examines the results of silicone replacement arthroplasty of the radial head in acute fractures and as a salvage procedure after failed resections of the radial head. The first group of patients was evaluated… (More)