OTA 2020: Similar Ulnar Nerve Outcomes Comparing Anterior Transposition vs Ulnar Nerve Decompression
Simple Decompression versus Anterior Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve for Distal Humerus Fractures Treated with Plate Fixation:Secondary Outcomes of a Randomized Trial
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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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