Mon, 17 November 2014
AJSM March 2014 Podcast: Rate of Return to Pitching and Performance After Tommy John Surgery in Major League Baseball Pitchers
There is a high rate of RTP in professional baseball after UCL reconstruction. Performance declined before surgery and improved after surgery. When compared with demographic-matched controls, patients who underwent UCL reconstruction had better results in multiple performance measures. Reconstruction of the UCL allows for a predictable and successful return to the MLB.