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Arthroscopic and open radial ulnohumeral ligament reconstruction for posterolateral rotatory instability of the elbow.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20883900     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Posterolateral rotatory instability of the elbow may be a cause of significant impairment of daily activities. The diagnosis is a clinical one, based on the history and physical examination. Imaging studies are often inconclusive because of the variable anatomy of the radio-ulnohumeral ligamentous complex. Surgical reconstruction by either open or arthroscopic means provides a satisfactory result in most patients.
Authors:
Felix H Savoie; Michael J O'Brien; Larry D Field; Daniel J Gurley
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in sports medicine     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1556-228X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Sports Med     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-04     Completed Date:  2011-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8112473     Medline TA:  Clin Sports Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  611-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine, Tulane University, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-32, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA. Fsavoie@tulane.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthroscopy / methods
Elbow Joint / pathology*,  surgery*
Humans
Joint Instability / diagnosis,  surgery*
Ligaments / surgery*
Orthopedic Procedures / methods*
Suture Techniques
Tendons / transplantation

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