Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Open carpal tunnel release surgery

In open carpal tunnel release surgery, the transverse carpal ligament is cut, releasing the median nerve. The size and shape of the incision may vary.

Current as of: June 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Herbert von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCS(C) - Orthopedics, Hand and Microvascular Surgery