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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 1998;3(2):131-137.
Published online January 1, 1998.
Minimal Double Incision Open Technique for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Duck Yun Cho,Ki Young Kim,Jae Hwa Kim
최소한의 이중 절개를 이용한 정중 신경 압박 증후군에 대한 치료 -근전도 결과를 중심으로한 결과분석-
This study was conducted to evaluation the postoperative result s including the subjective symptoms and electrodiagnostic findings after surgical release of carpal tunnel syndrome by double incision open t echnique. Fortyeight cases of carpal tunnel syndrome were operated between Jan. 1996 and Sep. 1997. But , twenty cases were available for this study. Surgery was done under the dist al forearm block and t ournique application. Postoperatively, subjective complaint s of pain, numbness and pillar t enderness were evaluated at 3, 6, 12 weeks and compared with the finding of electrophysiologic study. The improvements in grip strength match the reported result s of endoscopic carpal tunnel release. This technique provides for direct visualization with minimal morbidity, especially pillar t enderness.

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