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Clinical Study

Late Removal of Titanium Hardware from the Elbow Is Problematic

Figure 1

Broken hardware often poses a difficult problem and subsequent removal may increase surgical time and complexity of future surgeries. (a) shows an X-ray of an elbow (AP view) with broken and retained screws. (b) shows the same elbow in the lateral position.
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