The Wide-Awake Approach to Dupuytren's Disease: Fasciectomy under Local Anesthetic with Epinephrine.

@article{Nelson2010TheWA,
  title={The Wide-Awake Approach to Dupuytren's Disease: Fasciectomy under Local Anesthetic with Epinephrine.},
  author={Rebecca D Nelson and Amanda Higgins and Joanie Conrad and Mike Bell and Don Lalonde},
  journal={Hand},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={117-24}
}
The Wide-Awake Approach to Dupuytren's contracture involves fasciectomy under local anesthetic with epinephrine and no tourniquet. The goal of this study is to show that the Wide-Awake Approach produces equivalent outcomes to fasciectomy under general anesthetic with a tourniquet, with fewer risks to the patient. A multicenter retrospective review was… CONTINUE READING