Proximal forearm Ulna, articular, coronoid

Repair of coronoid fracture

Indication summary: Coronoid fracture with elbow subluxation

Skill: Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
Equipment: Simple surgical and imaging resources

Contraindications

  • Small coronoid fracture in unquestionably stable elbow
  • Infirm and dependent patient

Advantages

  • Prevents joint subluxation

Disadvantages

  • Technically demanding
  • Risk of nerve injury

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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