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Category : Journal (elbow) / Orthopaedics

Ulnar or humeral component stem fractures after total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) are serious complications. We hypothesized that TEA stem component fractures are fatigue fractures that result from periarticular osteolysis caused by bushing wear, which leads to a region of unsupported stem adjacent to a region where the stem is well-fixed.
Source : JSES
On : 20-Jun-2019