Management of elbow osteoarthritis.

  title={Management of elbow osteoarthritis.},
  author={Gregory D Gramstad and Leesa M. Galatz},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={88 2},
Primary osteoarthritis of the elbow is characterized by painful stiffness, mechanical symptoms, and the presence of hypertrophic osteophytes. Preservation of the joint space is common and may account for the good results that are usually achieved with nonoperative treatment and nonprosthetic arthroplasty. Elbow osteoarthritis typically affects middle-aged men who engage in strenuous manual activity. Open or arthroscopic capsular release and removal of impinging osteophytes are the primary… CONTINUE READING

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