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Surgical treatment of adult trigger finger under local anaesthetic: the method of choice?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1282557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A prospective trial releasing 25 adult trigger fingers under a local anesthetic (5 ml 1% lignocaine with 1500 units hyalase) and a tourniquet was undertaken. All patients had excellent results and there was no complication. The adequacy of the release could be checked on the table by asking the patient to make a first actively, and any further measures necessary were carried out at the same time. It is recommended that the release of trigger fingers be carried out by this technique to minimize failures, as coexisting pathology causing two-level triggering can be identified and treated at the same time. The potential of complications is far less than with a general anaesthetic or a regional anaesthetic.
Authors:
A S Paul; D R Davies; J F Haines
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0035-8835     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Coll Surg Edinb     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-05     Completed Date:  1993-02-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503110     Medline TA:  J R Coll Surg Edinb     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Ancoats Hospital, Manchester, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Anesthesia, Local*
Female
Fingers / surgery*
Humans
Lidocaine* / administration & dosage
Male
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Spasm / etiology,  surgery*
Tenosynovitis / complications,  surgery*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
137-58-6/Lidocaine

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