Addition of longitudinal epineurotomy has no advantage over carpal tunnel release alone
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OrthoEvidence. Addition of longitudinal epineurotomy has no advantage over carpal tunnel release alone. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):273. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/3690
The effect of epineurotomy on the median nerve volume after the carpal tunnel release: a prospective randomised double-blind controlled trialInt Orthop. 2012 Sep;36(9):1885-92. Epub 2012 May 17
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50 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) were randomized to receive open surgical carpal tunnel release with a subsequent longitudinal epineurotomy of the nerve or open carpal tunnel release without epineurotomy. Over 180 days post-surgery, nerve volume was found to be similar in both groups. The epineurotomy group had a slightly larger volume at 90 days than the control group, but this diffe...
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