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|Title:||Olecranon extrabursal endoscopic bursectomy|
|Citation:||Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, 2013; 17(3):173-175|
|Publisher:||Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)|
|Tu, Chen G.; McGuire, Duncan T.; Morse, Levi P.; Bain, Gregory I.|
|Abstract:||Olecranon bursitis is a common clinical problem. It is often managed conservatively because of the high rates of wound complications with the conventional open surgical technique. Conventional olecranon bursoscopy utilizes an arthroscope and an arthroscopic shaver, removing the bursa from inside-out. We describe an extrabursal endoscopic technique where the bursa is not entered but excised in its entirety under endoscopic vision. A satisfactory view is obtained with less morbidity than the open method, while still avoiding a wound over the sensitive point of the olecranon.|
|Rights:||© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Appears in Collections:||Aurora harvest 2|
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