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World J Orthop. Apr 18, 2022; 13(4): 354-364
Published online Apr 18, 2022. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v13.i4.354
Figure 2
Figure 2 Scheme presenting the technique for the surgical treatment of lateral epicondylitis. (1) Skin incision; (2) Reflection in the distal direction of the extensor mechanism; (3) Excision of pathologic tissue under the flap of the extensor mechanism; (4) Osteotome decortication; (5) Drilling of two V-shaped tunnels for reattachment of the extensors; (6) Reattachment of the extensor mechanism to the lateral epicondyle; and (7) Restoration of the extensor tendon mechanism.