aponeurotomy


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aponeurotomy

 [ap″o-noo͡-rot´ah-me]
incision of an aponeurosis.

ap·o·neu·rot·o·my

(ap'ō-nū-rot'ō-mē),
Incision of an aponeurosis.

aponeurotomy

(ăp′ə-no͝o-rŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into an aponeurosis.

ap·o·neu·rot·o·my

(ap'ō-nūr-ot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of an aponeurosis.

aponeurotomy

incision of an aponeurosis.
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After needle aponeurotomy, most patients are able to use the treated hand immediately for most normal activities, without physical therapy, and without the usual risks of traditional surgery.
In Needle Aponeurotomy, the abnormal tissue is weakened using a small needle in the palm.
As noted in the publication, the investigators believe that the limited long-term efficacy and the potential for numerous complications associated with percutaneous needle aponeurotomy, and the serious complications and prolonged recovery associated with surgery, underscore the need for a simpler, less-invasive treatment option that is effective, safe and causes minimal convalescence and rehabilitation.
2003) Endoscopic aponeurotomy for chronic exertional compartmental syndrome of the forearm: report of 41 cases.