AAHS 2015: Transverse incisions in ulnar nerve decompression lower pain, scar soreness
In-situ Decompression of Ulnar Nerve Entrapment: A Controlled Randomized Study Comparing Decompression using Two Small Transverse Incisions with Standard Open Decompression
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60 patients undergoing in-situ ulnar nerve decompression for nerve entrapment were randomized to receive decompression through either the standard open method or through two transverse incisions made along the nerve, below the medial epicondyle. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the variation in incision location and style would impact patient outcomes. Pain, grip and pinch stre...
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