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Savage-Elliott, Ian MD; O’Brien, Michael J. MD

doi: 10.1097/BCO.0000000000000758
Special Focus: Upper Extremity Rotation

Articles written during the development of a particular field lay the foundation for that field’s incremental advancement. Some are more cited than others; however, each contains formative principles that drive the field forward and change modern day practices. This article reviews a number of these articles that the author believes are important in the education of residents on an upper extremity rotation.

Department of Orthopedics, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Financial Disclosures: Dr. O’Brien discloses a financial relationship outside this work with DePuy Mitek, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Arthrex. Dr. Savage-Elliott has no disclosures.

Correspondence to Michael J. O’Brien, MD, Tulane University Department of Orthopedics, 1415 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 Tel: +504-988-5807; fax: +504-988-5807; e-mails:,

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