Nathan tore his ulnar collateral
ligament on Wednesday while pitching on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Toledo.
Darvish said he was told the ulnar collateral
ligament was not torn but "thinned.
10) MR arthrography is selectively performed for increased accuracy in detecting ulnar collateral
ligament tears, osteochondral defects and intraarticular bodies.
This is a type of major procedure wherein the ulnar collateral
ligament in the medial elbow is replaced with a tendon from somewhere else in the body.
The three main ones are the ulnar collateral
ligament, radial collateral ligament, and annular ligament.
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Chicago, July 15 ( ANI ): A research has revealed that the Baseball players undergoing ulnar collateral
ligament (UCL) surgery are able to return to the same or higher level of competition for an extended period of time.
The preservation of the ulnar component also retains the ulnar collateral
ligament in situ, which is important for stability and pinch.
Further examinations this winter led to the recommendation of surgery to repair his ulnar collateral
ligament, a procedure commonly known as Tommy John surgery.
But that all came crashing down when on Aug 20 of last year, it was announced that Strasburgh had a significant tear in his ulnar collateral
ligament, needed Tommy John surgery, and would miss most, if not all, of the 2011 season.
Professional pitchers often injure the ulnar collateral
ligament in their elbows and require surgery.
There are various preoperative screening methods to asses the adequacy of ulnar collateral
circulation to avoid ischemic complications of the hand in patients scheduled for radial artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting.