Tab. 1: Preoperative and postoperative findings of patients with distractionarthroplasty of the elbow.



patient / sex   diagnosis   operation     flexion      flexion       flexion      
/ age                       /fixator      /extension;  /extension;   /extension,  
                                          pronation/   pronation/    pronation/   
                                          supination   supinaiton    supinaiton   
                                          preoperativ  with fixator  6 month      
                                                                     after        
                                                                     fixator      

R.M./ man/ 11   old         reposition,   85/85/0      100/30/0      115/30/0     
y.              luxation    reconstractio                                         
                            n of soft     0/0/0        0/0/0         20/0/20      
                            tissue /ring                                          
                            fixator                                               

M.H:/women/52   posttraumat resection-art 90/50/0      100/20/0      115/20/0     
y               ic          hroplasty/                                            
                arthritis   OME-fixator   20/0/25      0/0/0         20/0/25      

N.E./women/47   posttraumat resection-art 85/55/0      120/30/0      120/30/0     
y.              ic          hroplasty/                                            
                arthritis   OME-fixator   10/0/10      40/0/50       40/0/50      

J.A./ man/43    posttraumat resection-    80/40/0      115/25/0      115/25/0     
y.              ic          arthroplasty/                                         
                arthritis    OME-fixator  15/0/20      40/0/50       40/0/50      

M.K./woman/51y. rheumatoid  resection-int 100/50/0     125/20/0      125/20/0     
                arthritis   erposition-ar                                         
                            throplasty    15/0/15      45/0/55       45/0/55