No difference in scar quality with transverse vs. longitudinal incisions in trigger finger release
A prospective, randomized clinical trial of transverse versus longitudinal incisions for trigger finger releaseJ Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Oct;44(8):810-815.
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86 patients (61 completed follow up) with trigger finger(s) were randomized to receive surgical release of the A1 pulley with a transverse or longitudinal surgical site incision. The primary outcome of interest was scar quality, as measured by the Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scales (PSAS; OSAS). Secondary outcomes of interest included the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) sc...
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