Validity of computed tomographic measurements and morphological comparison of cubital tunnel in idiopathic cubital tunnel syndrome
作者: Sang Ki LeeSeok Young HwangWon Sik Choy
作者单位: 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Eulji University College of Medicine, 1306 Dunsan-dong, Seo-gu, 302-799, Daejeon, South Korea
刊名: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2020, Vol.21 (4), pp.90-98
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12891-020-3108-9
关键词: Ulnar nerve compression neuropathyIdiopathic cubital tunnel syndromeBony structure variationComputed tomography3D modeling
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Ulnar neuropathy is a common reason for referral to hand surgeons, and 10 to 30% of cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS) is idiopathic. We hypothesized that the cause of idiopathic CuTS is in the bony structure. Methods(#br)We analyzed 79 elbows (39 idiopathic CuTS and 40 without CuTS symptom) using computed tomography and Materialize Mimics software to compare the differences between the two groups. We proposed a new bony cubital tunnel with a new boundary that could play a role in ulnar nerve compression symptom. Results(#br)The mean cubital tunnel volume was 1245.6 mm3 in all patients, 1180.6 mm3 in CuTS patients, and 1282.3 mm3 in the control group. A significant difference ( p = 0.015) between two groups was found. Bony cubital...
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