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No effect of flexor tenosynovectomy in carpal tunnel syndrome treatment

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August 2014

No effect of flexor tenosynovectomy in carpal tunnel syndrome treatment

Vol: 3| Issue: 8| Number:33| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The role of flexor tenosynovectomy in the operative treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Feb;84-A(2):221-5

Contributing Authors:
C Shum M Parisien RJ Strauch MP Rosenwasser

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Synopsis

87 patients (88 wrists) with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to open carpal tunnel release with or without flexor tenosynovectomy. Patients were followed for at least 12 months and assessed postoperatively for symptom severity and function. Both groups significantly improved in terms of symptoms and function with no significant difference between the groups. There were no correla...

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