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Table 5 Complications of open and arthroscopic debridement (n = number of elbows)

From: Treatment of osteoarthritis of the elbow with open or arthroscopic debridement: a narrative review

Complications Open (n=) Arthroscopic (n=)
  323 328
superficial wound infection 3 2
shoulder-hand syndrome 1
deep wound infection 1 1
ulnar nerve symptoms 27 6
Radial nerve palsy 1
residual loose bodies 2
hematoma 4 5
Recurrent effusions 2
Total 37(11.5%) 18(5.5%)