Ulnar Nerve Decompression

Ulnar nerve decompression surgery, also cubital tunnel release surgery, cuts into the ligament that makes up part of the cubital tunnel. This makes more room for the ulnar nerve to pass through the tunnel.

About this Surgery

Used to treat: Ulnar Neuropathy

Ulnar nerve decompression surgery, also cubital tunnel release surgery, divides the ligament that makes up part of the cubital tunnel. This makes more room for the ulnar nerve to pass through the tunnel. Your surgeon may perform this procedure in a minimally invasive way.

 

 

Please keep in mind that all treatments and outcomes are specific to the individual patient. Results may vary. Complications, such as infection, blood loss, and bowel or bladder problems are some of the potential adverse risks of surgery. Please consult your physician for a complete list of indications, warnings, precautions, adverse events, clinical results and other important medical information.