Skip to main content

Elbow revision replacement surgery

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 Elbow revision replacement surgery

Mr Kapil Kumar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS(Orth), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

BMI Albyn Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Adel Tavakkolizadeh

Consultant Orthopaedic & Upper Limb Surgeon

MB BS MRCS MSc FRCS (Tr & Orth)

BMI The Blackheath Hospital 1 more BMI The Sloane Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Gautam Talawadekar

Consultant Surgeon Shoulder/Elbow/Hand and sports injury

FRCS (Tr & Orth), FACS(USA), Dip Orth SICOT, Dip SEM(UK&I), MRCS (Ed), MS (Tr. & Orth), DNB (Tr & Orth), MNAMS (N. Delhi), MBBS, Asso.FACS (USA)

BMI The Lancaster Hospital 1 more BMI The Beardwood Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Makaram Srinivasan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), FRCS, M.Ch (Orth)

BMI The Highfield Hospital 2 more BMI The Beardwood Hospital BMI The Lancaster Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Socrates Kalogrianitis

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS

BMI The Edgbaston Hospital 1 more BMI The Priory Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Andreas Baumann

Consultant Orthopaedic Upper Limb Surgeon

MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

BMI The Beaumont Hospital

View profile Book online

Find a specialist

General Enquiries