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Rupture of the lateral collateral ligamentous complex of the elbow is a serious injury. If direct repair of the ligamentous complex is not possible, then an alternative method must be found to stabilise the elbow.We describe a novel method of maintaining stability while allowing early movement in a severe injury to the elbow.This technique is a viable alternative to hinged external fixation in patients with severe lateral instability of the elbow joint.

Original publication

DOI

10.1007/s00068-010-0037-6

Type

Journal article

Journal

European journal of trauma and emergency surgery : official publication of the European Trauma Society

Publication Date

12/2010

Volume

36

Pages

587 - 591

Addresses

Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK. matija.krkovic@uhcw.nhs.uk.