Neglected dislocation of the elbow.

  title={Neglected dislocation of the elbow.},
  author={Banchong Mahaisavariya and Wiroon Laupattarakasem},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
We retrospectively review the intermediate-term to long-term results of 24 patients treated after late open reduction of neglected posterior elbow dislocation in terms of the elbow, particularly noting joint mobility. The mean interval from injury to operation was 7.9 months (range, 1-60 months). The posterior approach with V-Y muscleplasty was used in most patients with 2 to 3 weeks postoperative immobilization. The average preoperative arc of elbow flexion was from 17 degrees with an average… CONTINUE READING

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