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Operative Elbow Surgery

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This is an authoritative and comprehensive resource for orthopaedic surgeons and trainees dealing with traumatic and non-traumatic disorders of the elbow. It covers all aspects of elbow surgery from anatomy, biomechanics, investigation and diagnosis, to the latest surgical approaches and implant devices. With full colour illustration s throughout this reference work provides practical instructions to the optimal surgical techniques (both traditional open and minimally invasive) for the full range of common and uncommon elbow disorders. An international team of contributors, carefully selected for their particular expertise discuss their preferred approaches and provide practical guidance on bone and soft tissue reconstruction.

Orthopaedic surgeons in practice and in training


Published: September 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4699-5


  • Surgical anatomy of the elbow
    Biomechanics of the elbow
    History and examination
    Imaging of theelbow
    Surgical Approaches
    Post operative pain relief
    Child's elbow
    Fractures of the distal humerus
    Fractures of the radial head
    Fractures of the olecranon and proximal ulna
    Elbow dislocations
    Elbow instability
    Complications of elbow fractures
    Treatment of elbow contracture
    Treatment of ectopic ossification
    Sports injuries around the elbow
    Tennis and golfer's elbow
    Nerve compression around the elbow
    Rheumatoid arthritis of the elbow
    Osteoarthritis of the elbow
    Total elbow arthroplasty
    Tumours around the elbow
    Spastic dysfunction of the elbow
    Tendon transfers
    Surgical techniques
    Surgical echniques


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