Endoscopic carpal tunnel release

John R. Craw, Patrick Owens

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Abstract

This chapter details essential steps of endoscopic carpal tunnel release. The space between the synovium and the transverse carpal ligament is entered with dilators; the endoscope is inserted into the carpal canal, and the ligament and the antebrachial fascia are transected completely to the level of the skin incision. Indications, essential steps, postoperative care, possible complications, operative dictation, and references are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages493-494
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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Wrist
Ligaments
Synovial Membrane
Postoperative Care
Endoscopes
Fascia
Skin

Keywords

  • Antebrachial fascia
  • Carpal canal
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Endoscopy
  • Hook of hamate
  • Median nerve
  • Transverse carpal ligament

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Craw, J. R., & Owens, P. (2016). Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. In Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (pp. 493-494). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_123

Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. / Craw, John R.; Owens, Patrick.

Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing, 2016. p. 493-494.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Craw, JR & Owens, P 2016, Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. in Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing, pp. 493-494. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_123
Craw JR, Owens P. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. In Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing. 2016. p. 493-494 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_123
Craw, John R. ; Owens, Patrick. / Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing, 2016. pp. 493-494
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