Neurolysis for meralgia paresthetica: an operative series of 45 cases.

@article{Siu2005NeurolysisFM,
  title={Neurolysis for meralgia paresthetica: an operative series of 45 cases.},
  author={Timothy L. T. Siu and Kastooribai Chandran},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={
          19-23; discussion 23
        }
}
BACKGROUND Failure of symptom relief after neurolysis for meralgia paresthetica (MP) is reported frequently, yet systematic outcome analysis is limited in the modern literature. The present operative series of 45 cases aims to address this issue. METHODS From 1996 to 2000, all patients who had neurolysis for MP by our senior author were enrolled in the study. Nerve entrapment was confirmed preoperatively by electrophysiological studies or a positive response to local anesthetic and steroid… CONTINUE READING
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