Elbow osteoarthritis: prognostic indicators in ulnohumeral debridement--the Outerbridge-Kashiwagi procedure.

@article{Forster2001ElbowOP,
  title={Elbow osteoarthritis: prognostic indicators in ulnohumeral debridement--the Outerbridge-Kashiwagi procedure.},
  author={Mark C Forster and D. I. Clark and Peter G. Lunn},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={557-60}
}
A consecutive series of 43 patients (44 elbows) underwent ulnohumeral debridement for elbow osteoarthritis. Thirty-five patients (36 elbows) were reviewed after a mean follow-up of 39 months. Eighty-one percent of patients were satisfied, with 12 good, 19 fair, and 5 poor outcomes. The mean flexion/extension arc, pain score, and locking were all significantly improved, but a significant number of patients had rest pain. Patients who had symptoms for less than 2 years, considerable preoperative… CONTINUE READING