Tourniquet Vs No-Tourniquet Use in Patients Undergoing Minor Hand Surgery
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1
Tourniquet Does Not Affect Long-term Outcomes in Minor Hand Surgery: A Randomized Controlled TrialPlast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2022 Aug 25;10(8):e4495.
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One hundred and sixty-three patients undergoing surgery for carpal tunnel or trigger finger release were randomized to receive a tourniquet (n=71) or no tourniquet (n=71). Outcomes assessed were the Quick Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire (QuickDASH) and Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire (BCTQ) with the symptom severity scale (SSS) and functional status scale (FSS) subscale...
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