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Volume:8 Issue:10 Number:26 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12047
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2019: Single decompression vs anterior transposition of ulnar nerve for distal humerus fracture

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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2019: Single decompression vs anterior transposition of ulnar nerve for distal humerus fracture. ACE Report. 2019;8(10):26. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12047

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Simple Decompression versus Anterior Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve: 2-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial

Contributing Authors: EH Schemitch C Schemitsch N Dehghan M Vicente A Nauth J Hall MD McKee

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58 patients with displaced, distal humerus fractures who were treated with a bicolumnar plate fixation were randomized to receive either simple decompression or anterior transposition of the ulnar nerve. The primary outcome of interest was the ulnar nerve entrapment score (Gabel and Amadio). Secondary outcomes included the Mayo Elbow Performance Score (MEPS), the Short-Form 36 Physical and Mental ...

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