David Altchek determined Taillon also needed surgery to repair the ulnar collateral
ligament in the elbow.
The 28-year-old South American standout, a six-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove award winner for fielding skills, underwent an MRI exam last week that showed damage to the right elbow ulnar collateral
(1) In his study published in 1962, he found that 25 of 39 patients who sustained a rupture of the thumb ulnar collateral
ligament (UCL) from the first proximal phalanx at the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint had interposition of the adductor pollicis aponeurosis.
ligament reconstruction in athletes: Muscle-splitting approach without transposition of the ulnar nerve.
In 4 (5%) observations, we identified the anastomotic branch as originating from the common digital nerve, which branched into the ulnar collateral
nerve of the thumb and the radial collateral of the index (Fig.
It covers assessment, operative preparation, incisions, anesthesia, and nailbed repair, infections, flexor and extensor tendon repair, closed tendon ruptures, thumb MCP (metacarpophalangeal) joint ulnar collateral
ligament repair, digital nerve repair, replantation and revascularization, the spaghetti wrist, local and regional hand flaps, and digital terminalization, with information on rehabilitation after the procedures.
McKee, "Effect of distal humeral varus deformity on strain in the lateral ulnar collateral
ligament and ulnohumeral joint stability," The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, vol.
The 29-year-old right-hander said Wednesday that he has a partial tear in the ulnar collateral
ligament of his right elbow, which he is hoping a stem-cell injection will help heal.
ligament (UCL) of the elbow is the major valgus stabiliser of the elbow.
Lombardo, "Reconstruction of the ulnar collateral
ligament in athletes," The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery--American Volume, vol.
A paper described 2 case reports of acute injuries sustained during attempted knuckle popping--a partial tear of the ulnar collateral
ligament of the thumb and subluxation of the extensor tendon of the fifth digit.
Injuries to the ulnar collateral
ligament of the elbow are more common than we'd wish in handball players.