Olecranon Wireform ORIF – Franko

History: 75 year-old male who fell and injured his hip and elbow.  X-rays demonstrated a fracture of his olecranon at the elbow and he was indicated for surgery. 

Diagnosis: Left olecranon fracture

Treatment: Left olecranon open reduction internal fixation with plate and tension wire


Outcome: Within 3 months he was fully healed with nearly symmetric range of motion and full strength.