Short transverse wrist incision vs standard limited open incision in carpal tunnel release
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OrthoEvidence. Short transverse wrist incision vs standard limited open incision in carpal tunnel release. ACE Report. 2016;5(5):41. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8711
Comparison of short wrist transverse open and limited open techniques for carpal tunnel release: a randomized controlled trial of two incisionsJ Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Feb;41(2):143-7.
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92 patients (100 wrists) with carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to undergo carpal tunnel release with either a standard limited open or short wrist transverse open surgical technique. The purpose of this study was to compare these two incision methods by evaluating scar sensitivity, symptom severity, function, and patient satisfaction two years after surgery. Results demonstrated that both su...
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