Carpal tunnel release using limited direct vision.


A novel method to release the carpal tunnel is presented. It combines the advantages of endoscopic and open techniques while utilizing standard instruments. A lighted Killian nasal speculum is introduced between the palmar fascia and the transverse carpal ligament. The ligament is incised under direct vision. The procedure was performed in 28 cadaver hands… (More)


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@article{Abouzahr1995CarpalTR, title={Carpal tunnel release using limited direct vision.}, author={M K Abouzahr and M C Patsis and Daneil Tsun-Yee Chiu}, journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery}, year={1995}, volume={95 3}, pages={534-8} }