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Short-term functional and clinical outcome of adult patients with old unreduced posterior elbow dislocation managed with open reduction and long-arm posterior splint at Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center

Author

Raymond  E. Gomez

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Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology - Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center

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Objectives

Specific Objectives:


1. To determine the demographic profile of patients with old unreduced posterior elbow dislocation that could be a factor affecting the short term elbow functional and clinical outcome after treated with open reduction and long arm posterior splint.


2. To determine the short term clinical outcome of adult patients with old unreduced posterior elbow dislocation treated with open reduction and long arm posterior splinting as to:


  a. presence or absence of pain during elbow range of motion


  b. postoperative elbow range of motion


  c. elbow stability


  d. ability to perform certain activities of daily living


 


 


 

References

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4. Speed, JS . Technique of open reduction. In: Edmonsons AS, Crenshaw AH, eds. Campbell St. Louis, Toronto and London: CV Mosby Company, 1980. 459-61.
5. Fowles, et al. . "Untreated Posterior Dslocation of the Elbow in Children." J Bone Joint Surg (Am) 66, 921-926, July 1984
6. Morrey, BF , An, KN , Chao, EYS . Functional evaluation of the elbow.. In the Elbow and its Disorders, edited by B.F. Morrey. Ed 2., Philadelphia: W.B Saunders, 1993. 86-89.

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