1D.6

(a) Stiff, impacted elbow joint with limited motion. (b) Initial distraction with Elbow Distractor Unit. Humeral screws are inserted in the humeral distractor clamp and temporary ulnar screws in the ulnar distractor clamp. (c) Galaxy Elbow Hinge Fixator in place; joint distracted and locked in maximum flexion for 1-3 days. (d) After this period mobilization is allowed with the Elbow Motion Unit in place.

1D.7

(a) Stiff, impacted elbow joint with limited motion. (b) Initial distraction with ProCallus Fixator with Straight Clamp on humeral screws and T-Clamp on temporary proximal ulnar screws. (c) Elbow Fixator in place; joint distracted and mobilized after rest period. (d) Post-operative range of movement increased immediately following operation and further by physiotherapy.