Effect of Revision UCL Reconstruction on Return to Play in MLB Pitchers

Study finds relievers more likely than starters to resume preoperative workload

Maureen Leahy

Study data presented at the 2013 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Specialty Day indicate that many Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers are unable to return to their pre-injury pitch workload following revision ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction.

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