Total elbow arthroplasty.


In the eight-year experience at the authors' institution (1974-1981) with an unlinked resurfacing elbow prosthesis, one failure occurred due to loosening of an ulnar component (1 of 153; 0.6%). The authors concluded that loosening of the prosthetic components in bone is not a serious problem, but other problems remain. Postoperative dislocation continued… (More)