Episoe 39, Season 2. Chuck and Chris take a deep dive on another sports topic- thumb UCL repair. We discuss primary repair and suture tape augmentation. After a brief case introduction, we discuss the decisions the surgeon considers and the implications for cost and for recovery.
Michelle Carlson, et al. Anatomy of the thumb metacarpophalangeal ulnar and radial collateral ligaments. J Hand Surg Am . 2012 Oct;37(10):2021-6.
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