Minimally Invasive Approaches for Complex Elbow Trauma
The use of arthroscopic approaches in complex elbow trauma has several advantages over more traditional open approaches. Arthroscopy results in less soft tissue dissection and may reduce postoperative pain and ease rehabilitation. Additionally, arthroscopy allows for improved visualization of intraarticular fractures and may improve anatomic reduction of the articular surface. Aside from standard diagnostic or therapeutic arthroscopy, there are several indications for arthroscopy in addressing fractures about the elbow.
KeywordsRadial Head Avascular Necrosis Lateral Condyle Anatomic Reduction Condyle Fracture
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