Key Features

Comprehensive review of treatment options. Coverage takes you through basic science and biomechanics right up to the clinical application of the latest surgical techniques and devices.

Outstanding full colour illustrations incorporated throughout. Provides an accurate visual guide to the surgical approaches and techniques under discussion

World class team of expert contributing authors from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Therapeutic options and preferred methods of treatment are drawn from all over the world.

Accompanying video clips of common procedures. Allows the user to see actual exams and procedures as performed by experts

Table of Contents

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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Churchill Livingstone
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About the authors

David Stanley

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Surgeon, Department of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK

Ian Trail

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Hand Surgeon, Wrightington Hospital for Joint Disease, Wigan, Lancashire, UK Consultant Hand Surgeon