Elbow Surgery

by Nicola Maffulli, François M Kelberine, Wasim Khan

The book "Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine Elbow Surgery" explains about different surgical techniques in sports medicine. It mainly focuses on elbow surgery. It is divided into nineteen different chapters. For different abnormalities, indications, surgical preparation, surgical techniques, preoperative procedures and postoperative procedures are clearly explained. Arthroscopic debridement for osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum is clearly discussed. Arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans using mosaicplasty, open treatment for lateral epicondylitis, surgical repair of distal triceps tendon rupture, reconstruction of chronic distal triceps tendon ruptures, repair of distal biceps tendon rupture, radial head fracture fixation, prosthetic radial head replacement, olecranon fracture fixation, fracture fixation for distal humeral intra-articular fractures, flexible intramedullary nailing for pediatric supracondylar humeral fracture, acute ligamentous repair following elbow dislocation, arthroscopic debridement for posteromedial impingement, treatment of chronic posterolateral instability of the elbow, treatment of chronic medial elbow instability, open debridement for elbow arthritis, arthroscopic arthrolysis of the elbow, total elbow arthroplasty without bone loss, and endoscopic treatment of olecranon bursitis are explained with suitable images.

Book Series: Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Maffulli Nicola
Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
2. Kelberine François M
Polyclinique du Parc Rambot, Aix-en-Provence, France
3. Khan Wasim Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre, Cardiff, UK
ISBN 9781909836396
Speciality Orthopedics, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12750
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 126
Book Type Professional


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