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Type: Artigo
Title: Functional evaluation of patients with surgically treated terrible triad of the elbow
Author: Brigato, Rafael Mulatti
Mouraria, Guilherme Grisi
Kikuta, Fernando Kenji
Coelho, Sérgio de Paula
Cruz, Márcio Alves
Zoppi Filho, Américo
Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate the functional outcome of patients with surgically treated terrible triad of the elbow. Methods: A retrospective evaluation was performed using the MEPS score (Mayo Elbow Performance Score) of patients diagnosed with terrible triad of the elbow who underwent surgical treatment. Results: 14 patients (nine men and five women) and 15 elbows (one bilateral case) were evaluated. A MEPS average score of 78 points and 86% good and excellent results was obtained. As complications, we had one case of infection and three of neuropraxia of the ulnar nerve. Conclusion: The patients had stable elbow with good function, however with reduced range of motion
Subject: Fraturas do rádio
Country: Brasil
Editor: Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia
Rights: Aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/1413-78522015230301008
Date Issue: 2015
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