ECU Sheath Repair and Reconstruction

The extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) is a tendon at the back of the hand and wrist that is enclosed in a sheath. The sheath can get damaged with overuse of the wrist leading to injury and dislocation of the tendon. The ECU sheath may be surgically repaired with sutures or reconstructed using a graft depending on the nature of the injury. Read More

  • The American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh  Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery: AAHS
  • Alpha Omega Alpha