Management of simple elbow dislocations

  title={Management of simple elbow dislocations},
  author={Gert Schippinger and Franz Josef Seibert and J. Steinb{\"o}ck and Mateusz Kucharczyk},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
Methods: Forty-five patients with a simple elbow dislocation were re-examined at an average time of 61 months after injury. All patients were treated by means of closed reduction. Only patients with minor associated injuries were included in the study. The Morrey score was used to evaluate pain, limitation of motion, instability, and daily activities. The overall results were good or excellent with regard to pain and function. The most common finding was a loss of terminal extension. Nine… CONTINUE READING

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