Wrist ganglion treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Wrist ganglion treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Linden K Head and John Robert Gencarelli and Murray Allen and Kirsty Usher Boyd},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={40 3},
PURPOSE To review the clinical outcomes of treatment for adult wrist ganglions and to conduct a meta-analysis comparing the 2 most common options: open surgical excision and aspiration. METHODS The review methodology was registered with PROSPERO. We performed a systematic search of MEDLINE and EMBASE for articles published between 1990 and 2013. Included studies reported treatment outcomes of adult wrist ganglions. Two independent reviewers performed screening and data extraction. We… CONTINUE READING


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