Surgical release of de Quervain's stenosing tenosynovitis postpartum: can it wait?

@article{Capasso2001SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical release of de Quervain's stenosing tenosynovitis postpartum: can it wait?},
  author={Giovanni Capasso and Vittorino Testa and Nicola Maffulli and G. Turco and Gabriella Piluso},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2001},
  volume={26},
  pages={23-25}
}
We compared the efficacy of conservative management of de Quervain's disease in 30 women postpartum (group 1) and 30 nonpregnant women (group 2). All patients underwent conservative management consisting of 2 weeks of splinting of the affected wrist, followed by physiotherapy and antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Clinical evaluation was performed using a functional score and the visual analogue scale (VAS) of Scott-Huskinson at entry to the study, 1 month later, and at a follow-up of 6 months… CONTINUE READING

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