Preservation of the ulnar bursa in the carpal tunnel does not lead to improved outcomes
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OrthoEvidence. Preservation of the ulnar bursa in the carpal tunnel does not lead to improved outcomes. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):538. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/3682
Preservation of the Ulnar Bursa Within the Carpal Tunnel: Does It Improve the Outcome of Carpal Tunnel Surgery? A randomized, controlled trialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Nov;88(11):2432-8
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118 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to receive treatment involving the preservation of the parietal layer of the ulnar bursa beneath the flexor retinaculum or division of the ulnar bursa during open carpal tunnel decompression. Over 8 to 9 weeks, there was no significant difference between the two groups for grip strength, scar pain, symptoms and disability. The group with pre...
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