Lect17_bones_arm_part_2.notess

Lect17_bones_arm_part_2.notess - Lecture 17 Outline Bones,...

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Lecture 17 Outline Bones, joints and ligaments of the arm, forearm, and hand Distal humerus (review) Ulna and radius Elbow joint Carpus and wrist Hand and fingers
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Elbow joint Tommy John surgery reconstruction of UCL following degradation associated with repeated high stress a problem particularly prominent in baseball pitchers Tommy John – a pitcher for the LA Dodgers with UCL degradation often career ending several decades ago The repair: Dr. Frank Jobe- developed in 1974 usually palmaris longus or hamstring tendon is harvested holes drilled in humerus and ulna figure 8 loops made rehab usually about 1 year >85% success rate today, majority of repairs done on college-aged and younger athletes, including 10-12 yr olds
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Wrist - Carpus - Hand
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Wrist-carpus Carpus – bones of the hand proximal region of the hand consists of or 8 small bones: the carpals carpal bones; organized in two rows of four bones each ; arthrodial (gliding) joints capitate scaphoid lunate triquetrum Pisiform most lateral (ball at bottom of hand) Trapezium ( Trapezoid 1st metacarpal (thumb/trapezoid) hamate R thumb R little finger
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