Open Carpal Tunnel Release (cadaver)
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Open Carpal Tunnel Release (cadaver)

This Open Carpal Tunnel Release (cadaver) course will teach you:

  • To relieve the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome by decompressing the median nerve. This is achieved by transecting the transverse carpal ligament.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Open Carpal Tunnel Release (cadaver):

  • Palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve injury
  • Median nerve injury
  • Flexor tendons injury
  • Palmaris brevis muscle confusion

With the following tips you might perform the Open Carpal Tunnel Release (cadaver) even better:

  • Control of complete tunnel release
  • Median nerve dissection
  • Mattress sutures

After studying the Open Carpal Tunnel Release (cadaver) course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Incomplete carpal tunnel release
  • Nerve injury
  • Superficial palmar arch injury
  • Painful scar formation

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Carpal tunnel exposure

Skin

Mark

Mark the incision site in line with the ulnar border of the fourth digit, starting just proximal to Kaplan’s cardinal line and extending approximately 3 cm proximally.

Palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve injury

Avoid crossing the proximal crease of the wrist to prevent damage to the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve.

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