A method of surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
The purpose of the present work was to describe a method of surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome. The method consists in retinaculotomy and turning of the edges of the dissected retinaculum of flexors towards the plantar side and ectad. The operation was made in 12 patients on 13 hands. Results of the treatment were good in 10 patients, and assessed as satisfactory in two patients (3 hands). No complications and relapses were observed. On the basis of the surgical treatment outcomes, a conclusion was drawn that the authors’ method of the surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome produced positive results and prevented development of the disease relapses.
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