Proximal forearm Ulna, articular, coronoid

Nonoperative

Indication summary: Well aligned joint on 3DCT and reliability patient

Skill: Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Equipment: Basic equipment only

Further indications

  • Infirm, dependent patient

Contraindications

  • Polytrauma
  • Open fracture

Advantages

  • Avoid medical and surgical risks

Disadvantages

  • Residual subluxation can cause arthritis and may not be possible to successfully treat weeks or months later.

Legend

*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

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