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Table 1 Treatment techniques and postoperative outcomes for wide en bloc excision of portions of the proximal ulna

From: Radius neck-to-humerus trochlea transposition elbow reconstruction after proximal ulnar metastatic tumor resection: case and literature review

Author No. of patients Treatment Outcome Common complications
Current study 1 Radius neck-to-humerus trochlea transposition Elbow movement of 10° to 90°, though supination and pronation were slightly restricted. Full upper limb sensitivity Weakness of muscle strength and instability of the elbow joint
Anders Rydholm [8] 1 Radius neck-to-humerus trochlea transposition Elbow movement of 35-135° range of motion, though flexion and extension forces were at half of the normal strength Weakness of muscle strength and instability of the elbow joint
Guo et al. [3] 19 Total elbow replacement prostheses Elbow movement improved from 30° to 80°. Excellent or good results occurred in 14/19 of patients (77.8 %). Infection, stem loosening, and peri-prosthesis fracture requiring revision for some complications.
Gianoutsos [11] 1 Vascularized fibular grafting Good outcome Fracture, infection, and gradual Charcot-like degeneration
Kimura et al. [12] 1 Hemiarthroplasty with a vascularized fibula graft Good outcome with no local recurrence and excellent function achieved by the 4-year follow-up Fracture, infection, and gradual Charcot-like degeneration