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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:13 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12562
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Quicker Return to Work & Greater Satisfaction with Endoscopic vs Open Carpal Tunnel Release for CTS


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OrthoEvidence. Quicker Return to Work & Greater Satisfaction with Endoscopic vs Open Carpal Tunnel Release for CTS. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12562

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Open versus endoscopic carpal tunnel release: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Apr 27;21(1):272.

Contributing Authors: Y Li W Luo G Wu S Cui Z Zhang X Gu

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Synopsis

Twenty-eight randomized controlled trials with 2549 carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR; n=1256) and open carpal tunnel release (OCTR; n=1293). The outcomes of interest included surgical time, grip strength, patient satisfaction, key pinch strength, return to work time, the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire (BC...

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