A comparison of workers' compensation patients and nonworkers' compensation patients undergoing endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Abstract

This study compares results of endoscopic carpal tunnel release using the two-portal technique in two groups of patients based on whether or not they were receiving workers' compensation. There were 50 patients in the worker's compensation group and 63 in the nonworker's compensation group. Mean follow-up was 40.8 months and 44.8 months, respectively… (More)

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@article{Duncan2010ACO, title={A comparison of workers' compensation patients and nonworkers' compensation patients undergoing endoscopic carpal tunnel release.}, author={Scott F.M. Duncan and James H Calandruccio and Marianne V. Merritt and John R Crockarell and Ryosuke Kakinoki}, journal={Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand}, year={2010}, volume={15 2}, pages={75-80} }