ulnar collateral ligament

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ul·nar col·lat·er·al lig·a·ment of el·bow joint

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the triangular ligament extending from the medial epicondyle of the humerus to the medial side of the coronoid process and olecranon of the ulna.

ulnar collateral ligament

(1) Ulnar collateral ligament (of elbow articulation); ligamentum collaterale ulnare (articulationis cubiti) [NA6]. 
(2) Ulnar carpal collateral ligament; ligamentum collaterale carpi ulnare [NA6].
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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.
Provided online are the full text and an expanded video collection, including videos of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, double row techniques, arthroscopic repair of multidirectional instability of the shoulder, ulnar collateral ligament repair and reconstruction, the DANE technique, double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and the management of proximal tibiofibular instability.
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.