Assessment of Technical Skills of Orthopaedic Surgery Residents Performing Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
- Percutaneous carpal tunnel release using nerve conduction monitoring requires no incisions. Gunther, Stephen B.; Bowen, William W.; Katasuura, Yoshihiro // Orthopedics Today;Mar2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p6
The article describes a percutaneous technique for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, using nerve conduction monitoring and intraoperative patient feedback to perform the surgery without any incisions.
- New cure for carpal tunnel. // Men's Health;Sep97, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p177
Reports about the invasive surgery to relieve carpal-tunnel pain. Description of procedure; Length of time of invasive surgery; Cost of surgery.
- WRIST RELIEF. FEINBERG, JOSEPH H. // Arthritis Today;May/Jun2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p85
The article provides an answer to a question on pain relief and treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.
- USE OF ARNICA TO RELIEVE PAIN AFTER CARPAL-TUNNEL RELEASE SURGERY. Jeffrey, S.L.A.; Belcher, H.J.C.R. // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p66
Examines the effects of Arnica administration on the recovery after carpal-tunnel release recovery. Effectiveness of Arnica in reducing pain from hand surgery; Comparison between the performance of Arnica and placebos; Role of homeopathic and herbal agents on the recovery after surgery.
- PERSPECTIVE. Ring, David C. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p9
The author assesses a proposed percutaneous technique for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome that uses nerve conduction monitoring and intraoperative patient feedback to perform the surgery without any incisions.
- New endoscopic technique for carpal tunnel speeds recovery and lessens the risk of complications. // Modern Medicine;Apr97, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p24
Focuses on a new endoscopic technique for carpal tunnel syndrome. Advantages of the technique over other procedures; Performance of the procedure with special instruments that can be rotated; Exhibition of grip strength that was near or greater that pre-op levels in patients who undergo the...
- Nonoccupational risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome. Solomon, Daniel H.; Katz, Jeffrey N.; Bohn, Rhonda; Mogun, Helen; Avorn, Jerry; Solomon, D H; Katz, J N; Bohn, R; Mogun, H; Avorn, J // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;May1999, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p310
Objective:To examine the relation between selected nonoccupational risk factors and surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. Design:Case-control study using an administrative database. Participants:Enrollees of New Jersey Medicare or Medicaid programs during...
- Carpal tunnel relief. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Jan99, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p21
Reports on a surgical technique being performed by orthopedic surgeons at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center which they claim helps patients suffering from recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome. Description of procedure.
- Local physician cuts carpal tunnel surgery time. Hayes, Tom // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 15, p34
Reports on James Strickland's invention of a carpal tunnel hand surgery tool. Surgical procedure developed by Strickland; Background on carpal tunnel syndrome; Production of the surgical tool invention by Biomet Inc.; Traditional way for relieving carpal tunnel syndrome.