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Injuries to the elbow are common, usually occur secondary to indirect trauma and are often accompanied by injury to shoulder or wrist joints. It is important to assess injuries promptly and accurately, taking into account age and the mechanism of injury, particularly because of the risk of accompanying vascular involvement.  This issue will include articles on Anatomy and Exposures, Simple Elbow Dislocations, Radial Head Fractures, Complex Elbow Instability: Radial Head and Coronoid, Varus Posteromedial Instability, Monteggia and Trans-olecranon Injuries, Olecranon Fractures, Arthroscopic management of Elbow Fractures 
Elbow trauma in the Athlete, Soft Tissue Coverage of the Elbow and many more!



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Management of Elbow Trauma
Hand Clinics
George S. Athwal, MD, FRCSC Roth McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph’s Health Care, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Kevin C. Chung Clinics Review Articles www.hand.theclinics.com November 2015 • Volume 31 • Number 4
Table of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Contributors Consulting Editor Editor Authors
Forthcoming Issues Forthcoming Issues Recent Issues
Preface. Elbow Trauma—It’s All in the Details
Management of Elbow Trauma: Anatomy and Exposures Key points Relevant elbow anatomy General principles Approaches Summary Acknowledgments References
Simple Elbow Dislocation Key points
Elbow stability
Mechanism of injury
Case examples
Systematic treatment approach
Case examples
Clinical results in the literature Summary References
Fractures of the Radial Head Key points Introduction and anatomic principals
Accompanying lesions
Clinical investigations and imaging studies Therapy Surgical technique
Surgical procedure
Postoperative rehabilitation References
Complex Elbow Instability: Radial Head and Coronoid Key points Introduction: nature of the problem
Surgical technique
Rehabilitation and recovery
Clinical results
Summary References
Varus Posteromedial Instability
Key points Introduction Anatomy Physical examination
Imaging studies
Nonoperative versus surgical treatment
Surgical management
Rehabilitation and recovery
Clinical results in the literature Summary References
Adult Monteggia and Olecranon Fracture Dislocations of the Elbow Key points Introduction Anatomy Classification
Epidemiology and patterns of injury
Surgical technique
Results and complications
Summary References
Olecranon Fractures Key points Introduction Anatomy Epidemiology
Nonoperative treatment
Operative treatment
Postoperative course