Aponeurotomy


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Ap`o`neu`rot´o`my


n.1.Dissection of aponeuroses.
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Needle aponeurotomy is usually used for simple cases, when the cord is stil thin.
Management of Dupuytren contracture with ultrasound-guided lidocaine injection and needle aponeurotomy coupled with osteopathic manipulative treatment.
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.