Dieterich J, MD, Kummer, F J, MD, Ceder, L, MD Acta Orthopaedica, 2006, June. Volume 77 Issue 3, Pages 440-444 Background: Tension band wiring is the most common surgical procedure for fixation of fractures of the olecranon, but symptomatic hardware prominence and migration of K-wires can cause a high re-operation rate.
Iorio T, Wong J, Patterson JD, Rekant M Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery; 2013, Sep. Volume 17, Number 3, Pages 151-157 Abstract: A posterior approach to the elbow utilizing an olecranon osteotomy has been shown to provide excellent visualization of the distal humerus articular surface. However, many bony stabilization
Lovy A, MD, MS, Levy I, BS, Keswani A, BA, Rubin T, MD, Hausman M, MD Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 27(3), 393–397. Mar 2018 Background: Tension-band wiring is largely considered the gold standard for fixation of displaced olecranon fractures despite high rates of hardware complications. The purpose of this
Biomechanical Comparison of Olecranon Sled Versus Intramedullary Screw Tension Banding for Olecranon Osteotomies2020-08-20T22:35:32-07:00
Mazzocca AD, MD MS, Browner BD, MD MHCM, Obopilwe E, MS, Voss A, MD Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 6(12), 1-7, Dec 2018 Background: Olecranon osteotomies are frequently performed to gain access to the distal humeral articular surface. Repair of the osteotomy or fixation of a simple 2-part olecranon fracture with