Percutaneous release of trigger digits.

  title={Percutaneous release of trigger digits.},
  author={Kwang Il Ha and Min Jong Park and Chang Won Ha},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={83 1},
We describe a safe and easy percutaneous technique for release of trigger finger using a specially designed knife. The A1 pulley is sectioned by a blade which has a hooked end. We released, percutaneously, 185 trigger fingers, including 62 which were locked using this technique. Satisfactory results were achieved in 173 (93.5%). There were no significant complications. We recommend this as a safe and effective outpatient procedure for those patients who have not responded successfully to… CONTINUE READING