Synovectomy of the elbow in rheumatoid arthritis.


Twenty-five synovectomies of the elbow were performed in twenty-one patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and the patients were followed for two to eleven years. All patients had an advanced stage of the disease, with disintegration of cartilage and severe erosions of bone. The operations were performed by the same surgeon using the same technique. Follow-up… (More)


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@article{Eichenblat1973SynovectomyOT, title={Synovectomy of the elbow in rheumatoid arthritis.}, author={M S Eichenblat and A Curtis Hass and Iruena Moraes Kessler}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume}, year={1973}, volume={55 1}, pages={106-11} }