Master Tech Ortho Surgery Elbow CH1
1 Exposures of the Upper Extremity: Humerus, Elbow, Forearm
●● The capsule is further identified with a periosteal elevator. The sublime tubercle is identified and the capsule is entered (Fig. 1B-58). ●● Releasing the capsule allows clear identity of the coronoid just anterior to the medial collateral ligament (Fig. 1B-59). ●● The dissection may be extended distally as necessary to apply the buttress plate or otherwise provide internal fixation for the coronoid. ●● Extension proximally allows adequate exposure to reconstruct the collateral ligament.
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