Clinical results of a percutaneous technique for trigger digit release using a 25-gauge hypodermic needle with corticosteroid infiltration.

@article{Abe2016ClinicalRO,
  title={Clinical results of a percutaneous technique for trigger digit release using a 25-gauge hypodermic needle with corticosteroid infiltration.},
  author={Yoshihiro Abe},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive \& aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2016},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={
          270-7
        }
}
  • Y. Abe
  • Published 1 February 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS

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Percutaneous Release, Open Surgery, or Corticosteroid Injection, Which Is the Best Treatment Method for Trigger Digits?

Patients treated with percutaneous releases were less likely to have treatment failure than patients treated with corticosteroid injections and the frequencies of treatment failure and complications were no different between per cutaneous release surgery and open surgery for trigger digit in adults.

Open Versus Percutaneous Release of the A1-Pulley for Stenosing Tendovaginitis: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Because of lower costs and quicker procedure with equal functional outcome when compared with open surgery, the percutaneous technique using a #15 blade for trigger finger release is recommended.

Safety and efficacy of percutaneous trigger finger release.

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Women were affected by trigger digits more often than men and at a younger age and surgical release provides a definitive therapeutic option if corticosteroid injection fails.

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It is concluded that percutaneous correction of trigger digits is a quicker procedure, is less painful, and shows significantly better results in rehabilitation than open surgery.

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A safe and easy percutaneous technique for release of trigger finger using a specially designed knife, using the A1 pulley, for patients who have not responded successfully to conservative treatment, have longstanding symptoms or severe triggering.