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Volume:9 Issue:10 Number:23 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12473
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OTA 2020: Similar Ulnar Nerve Outcomes Comparing Anterior Transposition vs Ulnar Nerve Decompression

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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2020: Similar Ulnar Nerve Outcomes Comparing Anterior Transposition vs Ulnar Nerve Decompression. ACE Report. 2020;9(10):23. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12473

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Simple Decompression versus Anterior Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve for Distal Humerus Fractures Treated with Plate Fixation:Secondary Outcomes of a Randomized Trial

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

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


A total of 58 patients with a displaced, distal humerus fracture undergoing bicolumnar plate fixation were randomized to receive a simple decompression (n=31) or anterior transposition (n=27) of the ulnar nerve. The ulnar nerve-related outcomes of interest included Jamar grip and pinch strength, the Semmes-Weinstein monofilament test, Jebsen test of hand function, and return to work and activities...

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