Endoscopic carpal tunnel release superior to open carpal tunnel release
Vol: 3| Issue: 8| Number:41| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Single-portal endoscopic carpal tunnel release compared with open release: a prospective, randomized trialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Jul;84-A(7):1107-15
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147 patients (192 hands) with carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to receive treatment with either endoscopic or open carpal tunnel release and followed up for one year. During the first 3 postoperative months, the endoscopic group was significantly superior to the open group in terms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptom Severity Scores, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Functional Status Scores, subjective ...
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