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Surgery for rheumatoid arthritis of the elbow: a comparison of radial-head excision and synovectomy with total elbow replacement.

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The results of total elbow replacement (TER) in 45 elbows of 38 patients with rheumatoid arthritis were compared with results of radial head excision with synovectomy (RHES) in 45 age-matched patients treated in the same unit. The groups were similar with respect to duration of disease and preoperative clinical status, although pain was of longer duration and slightly more severe in the TER group. Failure was defined as the onset of moderate or severe pain after surgery or revision surgery fo...

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Journal:
Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.] More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
291-295
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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EISSN:
1532-6500
ISSN:
1058-2746
Language:
English
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uuid:29ac8fc1-481b-495a-b2f1-937c37c6d7ca
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103816
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2012-12-19

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