Evaluation and Surgical Decision-Making in Elbow Instability (ICL 13)

  • Michel P. J. van den Bekerom
  • Luigi A. Pederzini
  • Luke Oh
  • A. Mehmet Demirtaş
  • Roger P. van Riet
  • Marc R. SafranEmail author


Elbow instability is usually the result of an acute major or minor traumatic event, resulting in injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) or lateral ulnar collateral ligamentous complex (LUCL). This manuscript will focus on the specific salient features of the evaluation and surgical decision-making for injuries to the elbow resulting in medial and lateral (posterolateral) instability.


Radial Head Ulnar Collateral Ligament Radial Head Fracture Elbow Dislocation Valgus Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel P. J. van den Bekerom
    • 1
  • Luigi A. Pederzini
    • 2
  • Luke Oh
    • 3
  • A. Mehmet Demirtaş
    • 4
  • Roger P. van Riet
    • 5
  • Marc R. Safran
    • 6
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryOnze Lieve Vrouwe GasthuisAmsterdamthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Orthopaedic-Traumatologic DepartmentNew Sassuolo HospitalSassuoloItaly
  3. 3.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  4. 4.Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopaedic Surgery & TraumatologyMemorial International Hospital, University Faculty of MedicineAnkaraTurkey
  5. 5.University Hospital AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  6. 6.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryStandford UniversityStandfordUSA

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