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Publication Name World Journal of Orthopedics
Manuscript ID 8111
Country/Territory Denmark
2013-12-16 14:38
Peer-Review Started
2013-12-16 18:03
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2014-02-27 11:29
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2014-03-03 18:40
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2014-04-16 16:02
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2014-04-16 16:08
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2014-05-23 12:31
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2014-07-01 09:02
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2014-07-19 23:48
ISSN 2218-5836 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
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Category Orthopedics
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Primary total elbow arthroplasty in complex fractures of the distal humerus
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Brian Weng Sørensen, Stig Brorson and Bo Sanderhoff Olsen
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Brian Weng Sorensen, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Herlev University Hospital, Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, Denmark. brian.weng@regionh.dk
Keywords Elbow arthroplasty; Distal humeral fracture; Elbow prosthesis; Elbow replacement; Humeral fractures
Core Tip The number of distal humerus fractures in the elderly has increased in the last decades. The results after open reduction internal fixation in elderly with complex fractures of the distal humerus are highly variable with many failures and often poor outcome. We retrospectively reviewed a consecutive series of patients treated with total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) for complex fractures of the distal humerus. Our aim was to report short- to medium-term outcome. According to the Mayo Elbow Performance Score there were 15 patients with excellent results, 4 good, 1 fair and none poor. Our study suggests that TEA on fractures of the distal humerus in elderly patients can result in acceptable short- to medium-term outcome.
Publish Date 2014-07-19 23:48
Citation Sørensen BW, Brorson S, Olsen BS. Primary total elbow arthroplasty in complex fractures of the distal humerus. World J Orthop 2014; 5(3): 368-372
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-5836/full/v5/i3/368.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5312/wjo.v5.i3.368
Full Article (PDF) WJO-5-368.pdf
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