Syndrome, carpal tunnel
- wasting), surgery is done to avoid permanent nerve damage. The surgical procedure is called a carpal tunnel release. It relieves the pressure exerted on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. This surgical procedure is performed via a small incision using conventional surgery or a fiberoptic scope (endoscopic carpal tunnel repair).
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