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The Guildford Elbow

  • P. J. Stiles
Conference paper


The Guildford elbow is a dual-component, unlinked replacement of the humero-ulnar joint and is combined with radial head excision. The prototype prosthesis was developed in co-operation with the Biological Engineering Department of Surrey University, Guildford. The first joint was inserted in 1980. Since then, certain modifications in design and surgical technique have been made as a result of clinical experience. There are right and left components, but only one size of each component [1].


Aseptic Loosening Medial Epicondyle Medullary Cavity Humeral Condyle Left Component 
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  1. 1.
    Evans EJ, Stiles PJ (1980) The Guildford elbow joint. J Biomed Eng 2:205–210PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Stiles PJ, Karanjia NB (1990) The Guildford elbow. Int Orthop 14:315–319PubMedGoogle Scholar

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