Elbow allograft for reconstruction of the elbow with massive bone loss. Long term results.

@article{Dean1997ElbowAF,
  title={Elbow allograft for reconstruction of the elbow with massive bone loss. Long term results.},
  author={Gwendolyn Dean and E H Holliger and James Randolph Urbaniak},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1997},
  volume={341},
  pages={12-22}
}
Transplantation of total elbow allografts has been used as a salvage procedure in an attempt to provide patients with functional, painless range of motion of the elbow. This procedure is appropriate for patients with massive bone loss after trauma, tumor resection, or revision elbow arthroplasty. During the past 20 years, 23 patients have undergone elbow allograft reconstruction with variable results and a high complication rate. Ten of 14 patients with elbow allografts observed for an average… CONTINUE READING

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