Radial Head Arthroplasty

Radial head fractures are the most common injuries that occur in the adult elbow. The diameter of the head varies according to age group and cause of damage. Radial head replacement is the primary procedure used to treat radial head injury. It consists of the following major steps in the medical process: preoperative planning, room preparation for treating patients, Kocher approach to the elbow, deep dissection, preparation of the radial head and neck, size radial head prosthesis, trial and place implant, evaluate elbow range of motion and stability, wound closure, advanced evaluation and management.

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