Arthroscopic Capsular Release and Debridement of Osteoarthritis: How I Do It!

  • L. A. Pederzini
  • F. Di Palma


For many years the open surgical procedures have been the gold standard for release of stiff elbow [1]. The results have been generally good, with low complication rates. Arthroscopic capsular release of stiff elbows has recently been introduced as a safe but technically demanding technique [2]. We describe the details of the procedure and some technical tips and tricks of arthroscopic capsular release of stiff elbow. With these newer methods, arthroscopic capsular release is a safe and effective treatment option for the athlete and older individual.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Pederzini
    • 1
  • F. Di Palma
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopaedic and Arthroscopic DepartmentNew Sassuolo HospitalModenaItaly

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