Elbow flexorplasty. An analysis of long-term results.

  title={Elbow flexorplasty. An analysis of long-term results.},
  author={R O Dutton and Edgar G. Dawson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={63 7},
We analyzed the long-term functional results in twenty-five consecutive patients who underwent Steindler elbow flexorplasty between 1952 and 1976. In eighteen patients, the elbow flexorplasty was augmented by a glenohumeral arthrodesis. The mean length of the follow-up was 9.3 years. The mean arc of active flexion following floxorplasty was 95 degrees. The postoperative loss of elbow extension averaged 36 degrees. The mean postoperative active pronation was 79 degrees and supination, 51 degrees… CONTINUE READING