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Volume:3 Issue:8 Number:41 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5212
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Endoscopic carpal tunnel release superior to open carpal tunnel release

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OrthoEvidence. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release superior to open carpal tunnel release. ACE Report. 2014;3(8):41. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5212

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

Single-portal endoscopic carpal tunnel release compared with open release: a prospective, randomized trial

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Jul;84-A(7):1107-15

Contributing Authors: TE Trumble E Diao RA Abrams MM Gilbert-Anderson

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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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