Ulnar collateral ligament: differentiation of displaced and nondisplaced tears with US.

@article{Noszian1995UlnarCL,
  title={Ulnar collateral ligament: differentiation of displaced and nondisplaced tears with US.},
  author={Irene Noszian and L M Dinkhauser and Ernst Orthner and Gundula Straub and Mikl{\'o}s Csan{\'a}dy},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={194 1},
  pages={61-3}
}
PURPOSE To determine the usefulness of ultrasound (US) in the differentiation of displaced and nondisplaced tears of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). MATERIALS AND METHODS A 7.5-10-MHz linear-array transducer was used to examine 69 patients in whom a UCL tear was suspected, 43 of whom also underwent surgery. The US findings were compared with those obtained at surgery. RESULTS Results of US corresponded to results of surgery in 37 of 43 patients. Findings were false-positive in six… CONTINUE READING

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