Posttraumatic Elbow Contracture

Gregory Rafijah


Curr Orthop Pract. 2014;25(3):213-216. 

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All patients benefit from placement of an indwelling infraclavicular catheter for postoperative analgesia if not contraindicated. Infusion may begin before surgery or after surgery if a neurovascular check is desired. The analgesic benefit of the infraclavicular infusion catheter aids in early postoperative motion protocols with minimal discomfort and may be continued for 2--3 days.