Extenzivní zadní přístup při uvolnění poúrazové ztuhlosti loketního kloubu

Title in English Posterior Extensile Approach to Release a Post-traumatic Stiffness of the Elbow

HART Radek JANEČEK Miloš KOZÁK Tomáš OKÁL František

Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Surgery incl. transplantology
Keywords stiff elbow; ankylosis; arthrolysis; posterior extensile approach
Description Restriction of joint motion is a frequent complication in the treatment of elbow injury. Grade 4 elbow stiffness up to its ankylosis is a strong limiting factor in the patients daily activities. The surgical release of a stiff elbow has been a rare procedure. It can be done using either isolated or combined approaches. The aim of the study is to present our experience with and the results of elbow arthrolysis using a posterior extensile approach to the joint.

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