Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review

  title={Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review},
  author={Derek B. Purcell and M. Matava and R. Wright},
  journal={Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research},
  • Derek B. Purcell, M. Matava, R. Wright
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • Injury to the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow is a commonly recognized lesion in the overhead throwing athlete. The techniques for reconstruction of this critical ligament have evolved over time. The outcomes of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction were assessed for success. We systematically reviewed the literature and found five Level III retrospective cohort studies that reported outcomes after reconstruction. One study reflected shorter term followup on a cohort that was included… CONTINUE READING
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