TITLE

The Ulnar Nerve in Elbow Trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Shin, Robert; Ring, David
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 5, p1108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on chronic ulnar nerve dysfunction after elbow injury. The ulnar nerve passes from the anterior to the posterior part of the arm. It is stated that the ulnar nerve can be damaged by an injury or during an operative treatment, due to which peripheral nerve function should be evaluated before any surgery of an elbow injury. It is mentioned that elbow fractures result in acute ulnar nerve palsy after operative treatment.
ACCESSION #
25019660

 

Related Articles

  • Paediatric medial epicondyle fracture without elbow dislocation associated with intra-articular ulnar nerve entrapment. Elbashir, Mohamed; Domos, Peter; Latimer, Mark // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;2015, Vol. 2015 Issue 11, p1 

    Elbowfractures are not uncommon in children, and some are associated with neurovascular injuries. Having a nerve injury in an elbow fracturewithout dislocation is rare and was not described in the literature. Here, we have reported probably the first case of an ulnar nerve injury in an elbow...

  • Diagnostic Imaging Review. Acute left elbow deformity following a fall on the hand. DUNDERDALE, COLIN // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p59 

    The article presents a case study of a 77-year-old woman who had an acute left elbow deformity after she fell on an outstretched hand. Radiographs showed a coronoid process fracture, posterior dislocation, and a radial neck and head fracture. Meanwhile, it suggests that patients having traumatic...

  • Outcomes after terrible triads of the elbow treated with the current surgical protocols. A review. Rodriguez-Martin, Juan; Pretell-Mazzini, Juan; Andres-Esteban, Eva Maria; Larrainzar-Garijo, Ricardo // International Orthopaedics;Jun2011, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p851 

    Dislocation of the elbow associated with radial head and coronoid fracture, the so-called 'terrible triad' of the elbow, is challenging to treat and has a history of complicated outcomes. However, advances in the knowledge of elbow kinematics combined with improved implants and surgical...

  • DOES TWO PARALLEL LATERAL-ONLY PIN CONFIGURATION PROVIDE STABLE OSTEOSYNTHESIS FOR PEDIATRIC SUPRACONDYLAR HUMERUS FRACTURES? Bülbül, Murat; Ayanoğlu, Semih; İmren, Yunus; Kahraman, Sinan; Esenyel, Cem Zeki; Gürbüz, Hakan // Nobel Medicus Journal;Sep-Dec2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p36 

    Objective: To evaluate clinical and radiographic outcome of closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of pediatric supmcondylar humerus fractures using lateral two parallel pinning versus lateral two parallel with one medial pinning technique. Material and Method: We treated 161(125 male, 36...

  • Radial Nerve Disruption Following Application of a Hinged Elbow External Fixator. A Report of Three Cases. Baumann, Gregor; Nagy, Ladislav; Jost, Bernhard // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/18/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 10, pe51-1 

    The article present three cases of radial nerve palsy resulting from complete nerve disruption after the application of a hinged external fixator for the treatment of complex elbow injuries. Cases discussed include a 47-year-old man who underwent reconstruction of his medial and lateral...

  • Correlation Between Bauman's and Carrying Angle in Children with Supracondylar Fracture of Humerus. Smajic, Nedim; Smajic, Jasmina; Sadic, Sahmir; Jasarevic, Mahir; Ahmetovic-Djug, Jasmina; Hodzic, Renata // Medical Archives / Medicinski Arhiv;2013, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p195 

    Supracondylar fractures are the result of a fall on outstretched hand in more than 70% of cases, and more common in the non-dominant arm. Bauman's angle is used to determine the degree of displacement and angulation, and the quality of fracture reduction. Carrying angle is the clinical parameter...

  • Standard Surgical Protocol to Treat Elbow Dislocations with Radial Head and Coronoid Fractures. Pugh, David M. W.; Wild, Lisa M.; Schemitsch, Emil H.; King, Graham J. W.; McKee, Michael D. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2004, Vol. 86-A Issue 6, p1122 

    The results of elbow dislocations with associated radial head and coronoid fractures are often poor because of recurrent instability and stiffness from prolonged immobilization. We managed these injuries with a standard surgical protocol, postulating that early intervention, stable fixation, and...

  • Temporary Presence of Myofibroblasts in Human Elbow Capsule After Trauma. Doornberg, Job N.; Tjalling Bosse; Cohen, Mark S.; Jupiter, Jesse B.; Ring, David; Kloen, Peter // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;3/5/2014, Vol. 96 Issue 5, pe36(1) 

    Background: Elbow stiffness is a common complication after elbow trauma. The elbow capsule is often thickened, fibrotic, and contracted at the time of surgical release. The limited studies available suggest that the capsule is contracted because of fibroblast-to-myofibroblast differentiation. We...

  • Radiology of acute elbow injuries. Jacob, A. D. C.; Khan, S. H. M. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2010, Vol. 71 Issue 1, pM6 

    The article presents an interpretation on of the radiology of acute elbow injuries. It explains that the anterior humeral line crosses the middle third of the capitellum on a lateral radiograph. It also explains that a displaced anterior fat pad is highly suspicious of fracture, even without an...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics