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Volume:3 Issue:8 Number:41 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
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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Synopsis

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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