A New Method For Elbow Arthrodesis For Soft Tissue Covarage: The Use Of Biceps Brachii Muscle Flap

Soysal Baş, Serçin Özkök, Utku Uyan, Mustafa Durğun


Elbow arthrodesis is a rarely applied and difficult procedure that is performed in order to reduce extremity pain and prevent amputation in various clinical states. Infection, nonunion, plate-screw exposition and skin loss are the major the complications of this procedure. In this report, a new reconstruction technique with biceps brachii muscle flap was presented in a case of elbow arthrodesis performed with three operations.

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