Essential Techniques in Elbow Surgery

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Samuel Antuña, Raúl Barco
Springer, Jul 4, 2016 - Medical - 161 pages
This book provides surgical tips, pearls and pitfalls of the ten most common surgical procedures performed by elbow surgeons in daily clinical practice. It is written by some of the most recognized elbow surgeons in the world and follows a homogeneous format so the reader can easily grasp the key points. A very high quality of pictures depicting the surgical steps, together with representative drawings is one of the main strengths of this book. After reading this concise guide, the reader will feel confident in performing basic surgical procedures around the elbow, knowing where the risks are and improving the technique to achieve an optimal results for patients.
 

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Contents

Avoiding Complications in Elbow Surgery The Anatomy Revisited
1
Open and Arthroscopic Techniques for Lateral Epicondylitis and Radiohumeral Plica
13
Surgical Techniques for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Chronic Medial Instability
24
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Distal Humerus Fractures and Nonunions
41
Reconstruction Techniques for Fractures of the Proximal Ulna and Radial Head
59
Elbow Stiffness Open and Arthroscopic Capsulectomy
87
Techniques to Repair or Reconstruct the Lateral Collateral Ligament Deficient Elbow
103
Elbow Replacement for Degenerative and Traumatic Conditions
113
Reconstruction Techniques for Acute and Chronic Distal Biceps Tears
126
Performing Elbow Arthroscopy How to Make It Safe
143
Index
155
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Samuel A. Antuña, MD, PhD, FEBOTAssociate ProfessorShoulder and Elbow Unit
Hospital Universitario La PazMadrid, Spain
Raúl Barco, MD, PhD, FEBOTConsultant in Shoulder and Elbow SurgeryHospital Universitario La PazOrthopedic SurgeryMadrid, Spain

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