Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
Ulnar Collateral Ligament tears are often caused by a traumatic fall or sudden event, as well as, frequent overuse due to high sports activity or demanding loads. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction is performed upon rupturing of the ulnar collateral ligament to stabilize and eliminate pain of the inner elbow. An autograft or allograft is used to replace damaged tissue and is attached to the humerus medial epicondyle and the medial aspect of the ulna by creating bone tunnels and then utilizing, sutures, interference screws or anchors for secure fixation1.
CONMED offers a wide range of allograft choices including;
- Anterior Tibialis Tendon
- Posterior Tibialis Tendon
- Peroneus Longus Tendon
- Semitendinosus Tendon
- Gracilis Tendon
MICROPOWER+ Small Bone Handpiece System
- Moisture protection - Encapsulation and potting protect against moisture
- Precision - Rotating sagittal saw head for improved cutting angles
- Comfort - New extendable levers with padded tip for in-hand comfort
- Control - Flared bur guards with silicon padding for handling and stabilization
- Versatile - Indexing oscillating saw collet design for cutting versatility
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1Erickson, Brandon et. al. “Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction”. Sports Health: V7(6); 2015 Nov. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4622381/