Surgical treatment of persistent dislocation or subluxation of the ulnohumeral joint after fracture-dislocation of the elbow.

@article{Ring2004SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of persistent dislocation or subluxation of the ulnohumeral joint after fracture-dislocation of the elbow.},
  author={David Ring and Didier Hannouche and Jesse B. Jupiter},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={470-80}
}
PURPOSE To review the results of surgical reconstruction of posttraumatic elbow instability in the setting of either intact or repaired olecranon process using a protocol incorporating hinged elbow fixation. METHODS Thirteen consecutive patients with ulnohumeral instability after a fracture-dislocation of the elbow, adequate articular surfaces, and adequate, stable alignment of the olecranon were treated with temporary hinged external fixation, preservation, or reconstruction of both the… CONTINUE READING