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Elbow Replacement

Elbow replacement is done when the elbow joint is damaged due to injury or arthritis. During the procedure, the damaged portion of the joint is removed and the two bones of the arms, which are ulna and humerus, are prepared to receive an artificial implant replacing the damaged portion.

This surgery is performed under anesthesia and takes about two hours. Hospitalization after surgery can be up to four days. Patients are to limit function up to 12 weeks after surgery. Full recovery of the elbow takes up to a year. Proper rehabilitation is very important for good recovery.

Patients who undergo elbow surgery enjoy a pain-free life with good joint mobility.


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                  BayView Hospital

                  Bridgetown, Barbados


                  Languages: English

                  BayView Hospital, a privately owned and operated facility, with 7 private rooms and 4 semi-private rooms, has been operational since 1989 and was born out of a desire to provide Barbadians, our Caribb...

                  Ygia Polyclinic Private Hospital

                  Limassol, Cyprus


                  Languages: English, Greek, Russian

                  “Ygia” Polyclinic Private Hospital is the oldest private hospital in Cyprus.  It was established in 1983 and commenced operations in 1987. It is the largest and one of the best equipp...

                  AL GARHOUD Private Hospital

                  Dubai, United Arab Emirates


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Arabic

                  Al Garhoud Private Hospital, a member of Al Hilal medical solutions commits itself to a courteous, distinctive and world-class service as we raise curtains of this exceptional medical service center. ...

                  Hospital Vila da Serra

                  Minas Gerais, Brazil


                  Languages: English, Portuguese

                  Hospital Vila da Serra offers the most wanted high complexity medical procedures for you and your family. THE SPECIALTIES are among the best known performed in modern medicine. 

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