Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Sun, Sep 30 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow is the second most common nerve compression syndrome of the upper extremity. This presentation will describe the pathophysiology of ulnar nerve compression, the relevant anatomy and compare surgical techniques. In-situ decompression and transposition techniques will be described as well as minimal invasive approaches to the ulnar nerve. Complications and heir management of each technique will be discussed.

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the indications for treatment of ulnar nerve compression.
  2. Name the sites of compression of the ulnar nerve.
  3. Compare results of different surgical treatments for cubital tunnel syndrome.
  4. List the common complications in ulnar nerve surgery.

Program Subject to Change.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.