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Revision Elbow Replacement

Revision elbow replacement is performed if an elbow replacement becomes worn out or loose.

What is revision elbow replacement?

Revision elbow replacement is performed if an elbow replacement becomes worn out or loose. Elbow replacements usually need to be replaced around every ten years but for some patients this is required sooner. 

Patients with a replaced elbow may suffer damage or dislodgement to their replaced elbow, and need a revision elbow replacement as a result

How does revision elbow replacement work?

Your consultant will make a cut on the back of your elbow and remove the elbow joint that is present and replace it with a new artificial elbow joint.

What will happen during my revision elbow replacement consultation?

When you meet with your consultant surgeon they'll ensure that you have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about your revision elbow replacement, they'll discuss with you what'll happen before, during and after the procedure and any pain you might have. Take this time with your consultant surgeon to ensure your mind is put at rest.

What are the benefits of revision elbow replacement?

The benefits of this type of surgery are that you should have reduced pain and may obtain improved elbow movement. The results may not be as good as the first replacement but your consultant will go through this with you in further detail.

Specialists Offering Private revision elbow replacement surgery

Mr Charlie Joseph Talbot

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBChB MSc(Eng) FRCS (Tr&Orth)

BMI The Duchy Hospital

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Mr Socrates Kalogrianitis

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


BMI The Edgbaston Hospital 1 more BMI The Priory Hospital

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Prof Tony Kochhar

Consultant Shoulder & Upper Limb Surgeon/ Sports Injury Specialist


BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital 1 more BMI The Sloane Hospital

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Mr Scott Barker

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCSEd(Tr & Orth)

BMI Albyn Hospital

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Professor Chris Peach

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS MD FRCS (Tr & Orth)

BMI The Alexandra Hospital

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Mr Amjid Ali

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB ChB FRCSEd(Tr & Orth)

BMI Thornbury Hospital

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Ways to pay

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Pay for yourself

Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and 6 months' aftercare

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We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code

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Spread the cost

Pay for yourself with the BMI card and spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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