Surgical techniques

Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Surgical techniques » Surgical approach 2014-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in surgical approach for performing a primary elbow arthroplasty in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year

Surgical approach (%)

Posterior: triceps-on
5.88
9.09
22.96
32.39
37.04
37.50
25.29
25.29

Posterior: triceps-flap
38.24
29.75
24.44
23.24
13.33
13.97
23.09
23.09

Lateral: no loosening LCL
12.75
21.49
22.96
21.13
27.41
29.41
22.96
22.96

Lateral: loosening LCL
11.76
9.92
17.78
13.38
8.89
10.29
12.06
12.06

Posterior: unknown
27.45
22.31
4.44
2.11
0.74
0.74
8.56
8.56

Posterior: triceps-split
2.94
3.31
4.44
4.23
8.89
5.88
5.06
5.06

Osteotomy of olecranon
0.98
1.65
0.74
0.00
0.00
0.74
0.65
0.65

Other
0.00
2.48
2.22
3.52
3.70
1.47
2.33
2.33


Total (n):
771
102
121
135
142
135
136

EA: elbow arthroplasty.

© LROI 2020

Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Surgical techniques » Fixation 2014-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in type of fixation in primary elbow arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year

Fixation (%)

Cemented
70.30
73.77
63.91
70.92
64.44
64.23
67.75
67.75

Uncemented
22.77
23.77
33.83
28.37
34.81
34.31
30.04
30.04

Hybrid: ulna
5.94
2.46
0.75
0.00
0.74
1.46
1.69
1.69

Hybrid: humerus
0.99
0.00
0.00
0.71
0.00
0.00
0.26
0.26

Hybrid: radial stem
0.00
0.00
1.50
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.26
0.26


Total (n):
769
101
122
133
141
135
137

EA: elbow arthroplasty.

© LROI 2020