Julie E. Adams MD and Scott P. Steinmann MD,
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Multiple neurovascular structures may be at risk during injuries or procedures about the elbow joint. An appreciation of the complex anatomy of the region, the appropriate evaluation procedures and processes to diagnose injury, and an understanding of treatment options are necessary for surgeons who treat elbow injuries. This article reviews the anatomy, diagnosis, and treatment options of injuries to neural structures about the elbow.
The Journal of Hand Surgery. Volume 31, Issue 2 , February 2006, Pages 303-313.