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Table 1 clinical data of nine patients with bony ankylosis and arc of motion at final follow up

From: Inverted 'V' osteotomy excision arthroplasty for bony ankylosed elbows

No sex age pre op diagnosis side pre surgical treatment duration of stiffness (Years) duration of follow up(months) Preoperative position of arm ROM at final follow up arc of motion at final follow up
1 F 28 post infective R I&D # 15 80 80 50-130 80
2 F 40 Tuberculosis R open biopsy 9 68 40 30-110 80
3 M 13 post infective R nil 2 70 60 30-110 80
4 M 26 trauma L native treatment $ 8 78 30 20-120 100
5 M 56 trauma(swide swipe injury) R repeated surgeries 3 72 100 40-120 80
6 M 32 machine inj L repeated surgeries 4 67 80 40-130 90
7 M 37 trauma L surgically fused 11 55 90 30-130 100
8 M 44 Trauma with post operative infection L plating 2 52 70 20-110 90
9 M 34 trauma L native treatment $ 12 45 30 20-110 90
  1. #- incision and drainage
  2. $- native treatment includes treatment by unqualified personnel and varies from oil massage to splinting using wooden sticks