Elbow medial ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: clinical relevance and the docking technique.

@article{Bowers2010ElbowMU,
  title={Elbow medial ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: clinical relevance and the docking technique.},
  author={Andrea L. Bowers and Joshua S. Dines and David M. Dines and David W. Altchek},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2 Suppl},
  pages={110-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction has become the standard of care for the throwing athlete with a symptomatic ruptured or insufficient ligament and the desire to resume competitive play. Since Jobe's initial description of UCL reconstruction, the technique has evolved. A novel modification was the "docking" technique developed by Altchek. Subsequently, the docking technique as originally described was slightly modified. Arthroscopy is no longer routinely… CONTINUE READING
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