Percutaneous release, open surgery, or corticosteroid injection for trigger digit
Percutaneous release, open surgery, or corticosteroid injection, which is the best treatment method for trigger digits?Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jun;471(6):1879-86. doi: 10.1007/s11999-012-2716-6. Epub 2012 Dec 4.
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7 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) (676 patients) were selected to compare percutaneous release to open surgery or corticosteroid injections, in the treatment of patients with trigger digits. No differences were seen in failure rates and complication frequencies between percutaneous release and open surgery. Compared to corticosteroid injections, patients with percutaneous release had fewer fai...
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