Postoperative Drainage Is Recommended in Ulnar Nerve Transposition

  title={Postoperative Drainage Is Recommended in Ulnar Nerve Transposition},
  author={E Gene Deune and Susan Elizabeth Mackinnon},
Cubital tunnel syndrome, or ulnar nerve compression at the elbow, is the most common entrapment of the ulnar nerve and the second most common compressive nerve lesion of the upper extremity after carpal tunnel syndrome (1). Conservative treatment in early and mild cases consists of anti-inflammatory medications, elbow splinting, and modifications of sleep and work habits and elbow positions. When conservative therapy fails, surgical decompression is indicated. While postoperative hematoma… CONTINUE READING


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