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The Boyd approach is a single-incision posterior approach to the proximal radius and ulna based on a lateral anconeous muscle reflection and release of the lateral collateral ligamentous complex. This approach remains a lesser-utilized technique following early reports of proximal radioulnar synostosis and postoperative elbow instability. Although limited by small case series, recent literature does not support these early reported complications. This study presents a single surgeon’s outcomes utilizing the Boyd approach for the treatment of simple to complex elbow injuries.

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