Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment /

Presenting a comprehensive discussion of the biomechanics, assessment, diagnosis and management of injuries to the elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), including video clips of selected surgical techniques, this is a thorough and practical text for any clinician seeing athletes with this increasin...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Dines, Joshua S., Altchek, David W.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Boston, MA : Springer US : 2015.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-7540-9
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Table of Contents:
  • Clinically Relevant Elbow Anatomy and Surgical Approaches
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament: Throwing Biomechanics
  • Valgus Extension Overload
  • Ulnohumeral Chondral and Ligamentous Overload
  • Epidemiology of Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries
  • History and Physical Exam on the Thrower’s Elbow
  • Radiographic Imaging of the Elbow
  • MR Imaging in Patients with Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury
  • Ultrasound Imaging of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury
  • The Conservative Treatment of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries
  • Injections Including Platelet Rich Plasma
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: Graft Selection and Harvest Technique
  • Primary Repair of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries of the Elbow
  • The Role of Arthroscopy in Athletes with Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries
  • Biomechanics of Reconstruction Constructs
  • Figure of 8 Technique and Outcomes
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: Docking Technique
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Techniques and Outcomes
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: Alternative Surgical Techniques
  • Combined Flexor-Pronator Mass and Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries
  • Ulnar Nerve Issues in Throwing Athletes
  • Revision Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in High School-Aged Athletes
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury in Female Athletes
  • Complications of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Sports Specific Outcomes for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Rehabilitation of the Overhead Athlete’s Elbow
  • Sport Specific Rehabilitation after Ulnar Collateral Ligament Surgery.