Brachial artery disruption following closed elbow dislocation

James T. Sturm, David A Rothenberger, Richard G. Strate

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Abstract

Although elbow dislocation occurs frequently, associated brachial artery injury is rare. Adequate treatment of this injury includes prompt arteriography, reduction of the dislocation, vascular repair, and transarticular fixation of the reduction. A case report and review of the literature are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-366
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1978

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