Periprosthetic fractures about the elbow.

@article{Odriscoll1999PeriprostheticFA,
  title={Periprosthetic fractures about the elbow.},
  author={Shawn W O'driscoll and Bernard F. Morrey},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={319-25}
}
As total elbow replacements are being performed more frequently, more periprosthetic fractures are occurring. Although this is a frequent topic of discussion for hips and knees, the literature contains little information to guide treatment of such fractures around the elbow. This article outlines the principles of classification and treatment based on the… CONTINUE READING