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The Souter-Strathclyde elbow replacement in rheumatoid arthritis. 13 patients followed for 5 (1-9) years.
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PMID:  1609598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
13 Souter-Strathclyde unconstrained elbow prostheses for rheumatoid arthritis were followed for 5 (1-9) years. Pain relief was achieved in all the patients. Flexion-extension was increased by 22 degrees, and pronation/supination by 27 degrees. There were no infections. Three humeral components were radiographically loose, but no patient had any symptoms. One patient sustained a fracture of the distal humeral epicondyle, two patients developed neuropathies and one patient had a postoperative dislocation that needed treatment with an external Hoffman fixator.
G Sjödén; G Blomgren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0001-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Scand     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-23     Completed Date:  1992-07-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370352     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / surgery*
Elbow Joint / physiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Joint Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / etiology
Range of Motion, Articular

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