Minimal-incision in situ ulnar nerve decompression at the elbow

Joshua M. Adkinson, Kevin C. Chung*

*Corresponding author for this work

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A wide variety of surgical techniques are available to treat cubital tunnel syndrome. With expanding evidence for the safety, efficacy, and lower complication profile of in situ cubital tunnel release, the role of this technique has been increasingly defined. The technical modification of minimal-incision-open cubital tunnel release is summarized, highlighting key technical points as well as outcomes studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-70
Number of pages8
JournalHand Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2014


  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Minimal-incision surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Ulnar neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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