Chow technique

Chow technique

Orthopedics A technique for endoscopic carpal ligament release through an open-slotted cannula, performed under local anesthesia without a tourniquet. See Carpal tunnel syndrome.
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The topics include diagnostic arthroscopy and loose body removal, plica synovialis of the elbow, arthroscopic radial head resection and open radial head replacement, arthroscopic and open treatment of the throwing elbow: the Docking technique, open medial ulnar collateral ligament repair, the rehabilitation of the overhead athlete's elbow, wrist arthroscopy: triangular fibrocartilage debridement and arthroscopically assisted ulnar shortening, the arthroscopic treatment of scapholunate instability and indications and techniques for the arthroscopic management of scapholunate injuries, and endoscopic carpal tunnel release: the Chow technique.