Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Fractures of the Radial Head

Jesse B. Jupiter, MD and Mark S. Cohen, MD

Fractures of the radial head are the most common elbow fractures in adults, however the surgical treatment regimen, especially in displaced and comminuted types, remains controversial.

In this JBJS/VJO Video Supplement, Jesse B. Jupiter, M.D. and Mark S. Cohen, M.D. discuss surgical options and present three cases of ORIF in fractures of the radial head.

Material Covered

  • Indications
  • Contraindictions
  • Surgical Options
  • Postoperative Protocol
  • Outcome Analysis
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See the Corresponding JBJS Article:
David Ring, Jaime Quintero, and Jesse B. Jupiter
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Fractures of the Radial Head .
J. Bone Joint Surg. Am., Oct 2002; 84: 1811 – 1815 [Article]
Specifications
  • Total Run Time: 25:48 minutes
  • Catalog Number: 2521
  • VJO Publication Date: September, 2003