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Loosening associated with G.S.B. hinge total elbow replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  912975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Total elbow replacement utilizing the G.S.B. hinge prosthesis will improve function in patients with ankylosed or painful, unstable elbows in the early postoperative period. However, painful loosening has been the primary long-term problem and has led to the abandonment of this concept even for salvage of the destroyed rheumatoid elbow joint.
J C Garrett; F C Ewald; W H Thomas; C B Sledge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-12-29     Completed Date:  1977-12-29     Revised Date:  2005-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / physiopathology,  surgery*
Elbow / physiopathology,  surgery*
Joint Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications*

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