Musculoskeletal joint, Bones, MR, CT, Ultrasound, Surgery, Diagnostic procedure, Trauma
L. Cerezal1, A. M. Perez2, A. Studer3, A. Villalba1, L. Pérez-Carro1, A. Cruz4; 1Santander/ES, 2Caracas/VE, 3Madrid/ES, 4Santander /ES
is the least frequently performed joint surgery of all the major joints of the body.
postsurgical evaluation with imaging methods is an uncommon scenario faced in the daily work of most centers.
Most of the surgical procedures of the elbow are related to tendinous injuries,
primarily lateral epicondylitis.
such as multi-slice CT analysis in joint fractures,
have contributed considerably to our knowledge of elbow injuries,
to the planning of surgical procedures,
and to the postoperative assessment of patients.
Ultrasonography and MRI are the most useful techniques for postoperative evaluation of the elbow.