Elbow Arthroscopy

  • W. Jaap Willems
  • Luigi Pederzini
  • Paolo Arrigoni
  • François Kelberine
  • Marc R. Safran
Chapter

Abstract

Arthroscopy of the elbow is not performed as commonly as many of the other joints of the body. There are several reasons for this: first is the relative unfamiliarity of the techniques, second is the concern about neurovascular risk when performing elbow arthroscopy, third is the limited maneuverability in the joint that makes the procedure somewhat more difficult than some other joints and fourth is the relatively limited number of indications for elbow arthroscopy.

Keywords

Radial Head Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Osteochondritis Dissecans Ulnar Collateral Ligament Posterior Interosseous Nerve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Jaap Willems
    • 1
  • Luigi Pederzini
    • 2
  • Paolo Arrigoni
    • 3
  • François Kelberine
    • 4
  • Marc R. Safran
    • 5
  1. 1.Onze Lieve Vrouwe GasthuisAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic and Arthroscopic SurgerySassuolo Hospital ItalySassuoloItaly
  3. 3.Policlinico San DonatoUniversità di MilanoMilanItaly
  4. 4.Clinique PPRPAix en ProvenceFrance
  5. 5.Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports MedicineStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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