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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:54 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #2781
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release has similar effects on movements of median nerve


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OrthoEvidence. Endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release has similar effects on movements of median nerve. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):54. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/2781

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Median Nerve Excursion in Response to Wrist Movement After Endoscopic and Open Carpal Tunnel Release

J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Sep;33(7):1063-8.

Contributing Authors: S Tuzuner S Inceoglu FE Bilen

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Synopsis

16 hands of 13 patients with idiopathic primary carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to be managed with either endoscopic or open carpal tunnel release. Endoscopic release and open carpal tunnel release were found to produce comparable perioperative longitudinal and volar movements of the median nerve.

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