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Subcutaneous Ulnar Nerve Transposition

  • Robert Farnell
Chapter

Abstract

  • Cubital tunnel syndrome that has not responded to nonoperative treatment.

Keywords

Ulnar Nerve Medial Epicondyle Brachial Plexus Block Cubital Tunnel Flexor Carpus Ulnaris 
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Further Reading

  1. 1.
    Mackinnon SE. Comparative clinical outcomes of submuscular and subcutaneous transposition of the ulnar nerve for cubital tunnel syndrome. J Hand Surg Am. 2009;34(8):1574–5.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Macadam SA, Gandhi R, Bezuhly M, et al. Simple decompression versus anterior subcutaneous and submuscular transposition of the ulnar nerve for cubital tunnel syndrome: a meta-analysis. J Hand Surg Am. 2008;33(8):1314.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gellman H. Compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow: cubital tunnel syndrome. Instr Course Lect. 2008;57:187–97.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Elhassan B, Steinmann SP. Entrapment neuropathy of the ulnar nerve. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2007;15(11):672–81.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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