Radial Head- Posterolateral Approach
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Radial Head- Posterolateral Approach

 

GUIDELINES

AO foundation – proximal forearm – lateral approach

AO foundation – proximal forearm – anterior approach

AO foundation – posterior approach

Kodde IF, Current concepts in the management of radial head fractures, World journal of orthopedics 2015

De Boer, P. and Stanley, D. (1998) Surgical Approaches to the Elbow. In: Stanley, D. and Kay, N., Eds., Surgery of the Elbow: Practical and Scientific Aspects, Arnold, London, 116.

Step by step

Superficial dissection

Skin

Mark

Mark the lateral humeral epicondyle and the radial head which is palpated under finger whilst pronating and supinating forearm in motion.

Incise

Incise the skin starting 2 cm proximal to the lateral humeral epicondyle in a curved direction, over the radial head, and approximately 5 cm distal to the joint.

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