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Listen to our episode on Cubital Tunnel Syndrome as Dr. Megan Conti Mica gives us an excellent overview! 

Dr. Megan Conti Mica is a board-certified Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon. She specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. She specializes in the treatment of adults and children, as well as athletes of all levels, who have hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder injuries or problems. Moreover, her areas of expertise include Deformity Correction, Shoulder & Elbow (Upper Extremity) Surgery, Hand & Wrist Surgery, Brachial Plexus Surgery, Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity, Sports Medicine, Nerve Compression, Rotator Cuff Treatment, and Arthroscopic Surgery.

In addition, Dr. Mica obtained her medical degree at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She then completed her internship and residency at Loyola University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Conti Mica, who has a special interest in international medicine, has trained under the supervision of acknowledged professionals from the United States and internationally. She has taken part in many overseas medical missions and completed a second traveling fellowship in France and Belgium to supplement her expertise. 

Goal of episode: To develop a baseline knowledge on Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.

We cover:

  • Etiology
  • Anatomy
  • Differential diagnosis
  • History
  • Physical Examination
  • Electrodiagnostic studies
  • Classification
  • Non surgical management
  • Surgical management 
  • In situ decompression 
  • Medial epicondylectomy
  • Submuscular, intramuscular, or subcutaneous transposition
  • Comparing techniques
  • Post-traumatic cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Revision/salvage procedures
  • Salvage procedures for ulnar n dysfunction