Short-term benefit of endoscopic over open release for de Quervain's syndrome
Endoscopic versus open release in patients with de Quervain's tenosynovitis: A randomised trialBone Joint J. 2013 Jul;95-B(7):947-51. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B7.31486
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60 patients with de Quervain's tenosynovitis were randomized to compare the effect of endoscopic release of the first dorsal compartment to open release. Follow-up was conducted for 24 weeks postoperatively. Both procedures significantly improved pain and function over the first 24 weeks after surgery. Pain and disability was significantly better after 12 weeks in patients who were treated with th...
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