The simple wrist ganglion--more than a minor surgical procedure?

@article{Faithfull2000TheSW,
  title={The simple wrist ganglion--more than a minor surgical procedure?},
  author={Donald K Faithfull and Brian Seeto},
  journal={Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          139-43
        }
}
The operative results of 59 wrist ganglions over a ten-year period are reported. The mean follow-up time was 65 months (range: 6-133). The indication for operation was pre-operative pain in 68% of cases (40 ganglions) and cosmetic deformity in 32% of cases (19 ganglions). There were six recurrences (10%) at a mean duration of 40 months post-operatively (range: 5-70). There was no statistical differences between recurrences comparing dorsal versus volar ganglions using the chi-squared analysis… CONTINUE READING
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