Primary total elbow arthroplasty in complex fractures of the distal humerus.

@article{Srensen2014PrimaryTE,
  title={Primary total elbow arthroplasty in complex fractures of the distal humerus.},
  author={Brian Weng S\orensen and S. D. Brorson and Bo Sanderhoff Olsen},
  journal={World journal of orthopedics},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={368-72}
}
AIM To evaluate short- to medium term outcome of total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) in complex fractures of the distal humerus. METHODS A consecutive series of 24 complex distal humerus fractures operated with TEA in the period 2006-2012 was evaluated with the Mayo Elbow Performance score (MEPS), plain radiographs, complications and overall satisfaction. The indications for surgery were 1: AO type B3 or C3 or Sheffield type 3 fracture and age above 65 or 2: fracture and severe rheumatoid… CONTINUE READING