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UCL repair with internal brace and decompression treats elbow instability

4 days ago   |   By Healio

There has been a recent increase in ulnar collateral ligament injuries. These injuries typically occur in overhead athletes and baseball players, but can occur in athletes at all competition levels.
Advances in surgical techniques have led to the reconsideration of UCL repair in appropriately selected patients with potential benefits of faster return to sport and repair of the native UCL ligament.
Injuries to the UCL have typically been treated with reconstruction, especially among high-level, professional pitchers and athletes. This continues to be the treatment of choice in this cohort or in
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