Central Band Interosseous Membrane Reconstruction For Forearm Longitudinal Instability
25 May 2016
30 May 2016
01 July 2016 (eFirst)
Background The Essex-Lopresti injury results from injuries to the stabilizing structures of the forearm, the radial head, the interosseous membrane, and the triangular fibrocartilage complex.
Case Description/Literature Review We describe principles in approaching the patient with an acute or chronic Essex-Lopresti injury and describe surgical techniques to address these challenging cases both in the acute and chronic setting and describe outcomes of these techniques.
Clinical Relevance Further research into the role of the interosseous ligament in providing longitudinal and transverse stability to the forearm is likely to change our understanding of the Essex-Lopresti injury and alter management strategies.
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