Double incision open technique for carpal tunnel release: An alternative to endoscopic release

@article{Wilson1994DoubleIO,
  title={Double incision open technique for carpal tunnel release: An alternative to endoscopic release},
  author={Kathryn Mary K Wilson},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={907-12}
}
I prospectively evaluated the results of 30 consecutive patients with bilateral carpal tunnel release using two techniques. The first release was performed with a standard incision while the opposite hand underwent release by a double incision open technique. Postoperatively, subjective complaints of pain, grip strength, pinch strength, and pillar tenderness were evaluated at 1, 2, 4, 6, and 10 weeks. All patients expressed complete relief of preoperative numbness in both hands. The improvement… CONTINUE READING

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