Comparison between partial and minimal medial epicondylectomy combined with decompression for the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome.

@article{Amako2000ComparisonBP,
  title={Comparison between partial and minimal medial epicondylectomy combined with decompression for the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome.},
  author={Masatoshi Amako and Koichi Nemoto and Misuzu Kawaguchi and Nobuo Kato and Hiroshi Arino and Kyosuke Fujikawa},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={
          1043-50
        }
}
We have performed minimal medial epicondylectomy for cubital tunnel syndrome since 1990 to preserve the anterior medial collateral ligament. In this study we compared surgical outcomes between partial medial epicondylectomy (14 patients) and minimal medial epicondylectomy (18 patients) combined with ulnar nerve decompression for the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome. Mean preoperative Yasutake scores were 57 +/- 17 points (+/-SD) in the partial epicondylectomy group and 60 +/- 15 points in… CONTINUE READING

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