Semiconstrained elbow prostheses with special reference to the GSB III prosthesis.

Abstract

Fully constrained metal-to-metal elbow prostheses are not used anymore because of a high loosening rate. Today semiconstrained or condylar prostheses are the two possibilities when replacement of a destroyed elbow joint is considered. A careful analysis of the most recent publications in the world literature reveals a high complication rate for both types… (More)

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