Determination of correct implant size in radial head arthroplasty to avoid overlengthening: surgical technique.

@article{Athwal2010DeterminationOC,
  title={Determination of correct implant size in radial head arthroplasty to avoid overlengthening: surgical technique.},
  author={G. S. Athwal and Simon G Frank and Ruby R Grewal and Kenneth J. Faber and James J. Johnson and Graham J. W. King},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 Suppl 1 Pt 2},
  pages={250-7}
}
BACKGROUND Insertion of a radial head implant that results in radial overlengthening has been associated with altered elbow kinematics, increased radiocapitellar joint forces, capitellar erosions, early-onset arthritis, and loss of elbow flexion. The purpose of this study was to identify clinical and radiographic features that may be used to diagnose overlengthening of the radius intraoperatively and on postoperative radiographs. METHODS Radial head implants of varying thicknesses were… CONTINUE READING
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