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Episode from the podcastThe Upper Hand: Chuck & Chris Talk Hand Surgery

Deep Dives on Surgical Technique: Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair

Released Sunday, 17th October 2021
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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.

Reference mentioned: 
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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