Elbow Replacement -Elbow is a complex joint and Elbow Fractures require meticulous planning and management to get the best possible results. We may perform a perfect surgical fixation but if the functional result is suboptimal then the surgery is a failure from patient’s point of view.
Seeing a problem from patient’s point of view helps in decision making as in this elderly but active lady with fracture of the elbow joint we decided to do Elbow Replacement surgery. The results after a year are really gratifying with the patient having full painless range of motion and can happily perform her daily tasks.
Elbow Replacement is performed on advanced arthritis, Rheumatoid elbows communited Fractures in Osteoporotic bones in elderly. Performed correctly it gives excellent results on patients with low demands.