Surgical release of the carpal tunnel

Tuan Anh Tran, Robert M Szabo

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Abstract

This chapter details the steps in surgical release of the carpel tunnel. From the palmar side, the transverse carpal ligament is reached, and it is slowly released until full opening of the carpal tunnel. Indications, essential steps, postoperative care, and sample operative dictation are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages489-491
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Antebrachial fascia
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Median nerve
  • Palmar fascia
  • Superficial palmar arch
  • Transverse carpal ligament/flexor retinaculum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Tran, T. A., & Szabo, R. M. (2016). Surgical release of the carpal tunnel. In Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (pp. 489-491). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_122

Surgical release of the carpal tunnel. / Tran, Tuan Anh; Szabo, Robert M.

Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing, 2016. p. 489-491.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tran, TA & Szabo, RM 2016, Surgical release of the carpal tunnel. in Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing, pp. 489-491. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_122
Tran TA, Szabo RM. Surgical release of the carpal tunnel. In Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing. 2016. p. 489-491 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_122
Tran, Tuan Anh ; Szabo, Robert M. / Surgical release of the carpal tunnel. Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Springer International Publishing, 2016. pp. 489-491
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