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Volume:5 Issue:4 Number:58 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #8466
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Similar success observed in endoscopic vs. open carpal release surgery treatment for CTS


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OrthoEvidence. Similar success observed in endoscopic vs. open carpal release surgery treatment for CTS . ACE Report. 2016;5(4):58. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8466

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

Similar effectiveness of the open versus endoscopic technique for carpal tunnel syndrome: a prospective randomized trial

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Dec;25(8):1253-60

Contributing Authors: SA Gümüştaş B Ekmekçi HB Tosun MM Orak Hİ Bekler

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Synopsis

50 patients diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) via electromyography were randomized to receive either endoscopic or open carpal ligament release surgery as treatment. The purpose of this study was to compare the functional and electrophysiological outcomes of endoscopic surgery when compared to open surgery after a follow-up period of up to 12 months. Results demonstrated that no signific...

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