Revision Arthroscopic Contracture Release in the Elbow Resulting in an Ulnar Nerve Transection

Raphael, Bradley S.; Weiland, Andrew J.; Aitchek, David W.; Gay, David M.
March 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;3/16/2011 Supplement, Vol. 93-A, p100
Academic Journal
The article discusses the revision of elbow arthroscopy procedure to reduce risk and complications of ulnar nerve transection. It states that elbow's congenital abnormalities must be considered due to unexpected location of neural structures in performing elbow arthroscopy. It mentions that regional anesthesia that consist of auxiliary block with intravenous is used in the procedure to maximize post-operative analgesia and supine positioning.


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