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Should We Limit Innings Pitched After Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in Major League Baseball Pitchers?

Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tears have become com- mon injuries among Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers. The current treatment recommendation for elite- level pitchers with UCL tears who fail nonoperative treatment is a UCL reconstruction (UCLR). This procedure has...read more


Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow in Major League Baseball Players: Where Do We Stand?

The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is a vital structure to the overhead athlete, especially the baseball pitcher. For reasons not completely understood, UCL injuries have become increasingly more common in major league baseball (MLB) pitchers over the past 10...read more


Glenohumeral Kinematics After Soft Tissue Interposition Graft and Glenoid Reaming: A Cadaveric Study

The management of young patients with glenohumeral arthritis is controversial. Resurfacing of the glenoid with biologic interposition and reaming of the glenoid have been suggested as potential treatment options. The goal of this study was to determine the change...read more


Outpatient Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Population-Based Study Comparing Adverse Event and Readmission Rates to Inpatient Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

BACKGROUND: The rate of total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) is rising, which has an impact on health care expenditure. One avenue to mitigate cost is outpatient TSA. There are currently no published reports of this practice. In this study, we...read more


Outcomes After Patch Use in Rotator Cuff Repair

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Epidemiologic Comparison of Pitching Mechanics, Pitch Type, and Pitch Counts Among Healthy Pitchers at Various Levels of Youth Competition

The incidence of serious shoulder and elbow injuries in pitchers is 5% and increasing at an alarming rate (serious injury was defined as that requiring surgery or retirement from baseball). Inadequate rest, poor pitching mechanics, and breaking pitches have...read more

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