References for Carpal Tunnel Information
*Agee, John M., et al. "Endoscopic release of the carpal tunnel: a randomized prospective multicenter study." (Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 17A, No. 6, November 1992, pp. 987-995).
Agee M.D., John M. Personal communication. "I don't know." (referring to the percent of patients going on to voc. rehab.) September 1996.
Brown M.D., Michael G., Hand Surgery Center of Texas. Personal communication. September 1996.
*Brown, Michael G., M.D., et al. "Results of 1236 endoscopic carpal tunnel release procedures using the Brown technique." (Contemporary Orthopaedics, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 1993).
Chow, James, M.D. "Endoscopic release of the carpal ligament for carpal tunnel syndrome: a 22 month clinical result." (Arthroscopy, Vol. 6, No. 4, 1990, pp. 288-296).
* Erdman, M.W.H., et al. "Endoscopic carpal tunnel decompression." (Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 19B, 1994, pp. 5-13.0
McCarrol Jr. M.D., H. Relton. Personal communication. September 1996.
Mirza, M.Ather, et al. "Palmar uniportal extrabursal endoscopic carpal tunnel release." (Arthroscopy, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1995, pp. 80-90.)
Nagle, Daniel, et al. "Prospective review of 278 endoscopic carpal tunnel releases using the modified Chow technique." (Arthroscopy, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1994, pp. 259-265.)
*Nathan, Peter A., et al. "Rehabilitation of carpal tunnel surgery patients using a short surgical incision and an early program of physical therapy." (Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 18A, No. 6, November 1993, pp. 1044-1050.)
*Palmar David H., et al. "Endoscopic carpal tunnel release: a comparison of two techniques with open release." (Arthroscopy, Vol. 9, No. 5, 1993, pp. 498-508.)
Resnick, Charles T., Miller, Brent W. "Endoscopic carpal tunnel release using the subligamentous two portal technique." (Contemporary Orthopaedics, Vol. 22, No. 3, March 1991, pp. 269-277.)
Tortosa, Richard D., Wilkins, Victoria. "Outcome study of employed patients treated with carpal tunnel surgery." (Presented at the American Association for Surgery of the Hand Meeting in Cincinnati, October 29, 1994.)
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