Guyon's canal revisited: an anatomic study of the carpal ulnar neurovascular space.

@article{Cobb1996GuyonsCR,
  title={Guyon's canal revisited: an anatomic study of the carpal ulnar neurovascular space.},
  author={T. Cobb and S. Carmichael and W. Cooney},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          861-9
        }
}
  • T. Cobb, S. Carmichael, W. Cooney
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of hand surgery
  • The boundaries of the space through which the ulnar neurovascular bundle crosses the wrist have been reinvestigated. Using gross dissections, transverse and sagittal sections, and histologic study, we determined that the roof of Guyon's canal, the "carpal ulnar neurovascular space," does not directly connect to the hamate bone, as is currently accepted. The roof of this space extends radially to the hook of hamate and attaches to the flexor retinaculum. This anatomic arrangement allows the… CONTINUE READING
    Surgical release of the carpal tunnel.
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