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Introduction to the surgical technique and demonstration of the method used to expose the joint for total elbow arthroplasty. (The patient-positioning illustration is reproduced from: de Vos MJ, Wagener ML, Verdonschot N, Eygendaal D. An extensive approach of the elbow with osteotomy of the medial epicondyle. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Mar; 23(3):313-7. Copyright 2014; reproduced with permission from Elsevier. The anatomical illustration is reproduced, with modification, from Gray H. Anatomy of the human body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger; 1918.)