Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
USG Carpal Tunnel Release

Partial list of medical journals, blogs, and books Dr. Pourcho has been featured in for his expertise on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and USG Carpal Tunnel Release.

Carpal tunnel syndrome | USG carpal tunnel release

32. Pourcho AM, Smith J, Henning TP. US-guided carpal tunnel release- Atlas of Interventional Orthopedic Procedures- Book chapter to be published in 2020-2021 in press

33. Presazzi A, Bortolotto C, Zacchino M, Madonia L, Draghi F. Carpal tunnel: Normal anatomy, anatomical variants and ultrasound technique. J Ultrasound. 2011;14(1):40-46.

34. Cartwright MS, Hobson-Webb LD, Boon AJ, et al. Evidence-based guideline: neuromuscular ultrasound for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2012;46(2):287-293.

35. Sernik RA, Abicalaf CA, Pimentel BF, Braga-Baiak A, Braga L, Cerri GG. Ultrasound features of carpal tunnel syndrome: a prospective case-control study. Skeletal Radiol. 2008;37(1):49-53.

36. Abicalaf CA, de Barros N, Sernik RA, et al. Ultrasound evaluation of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome before and after endoscopic release of the transverse carpal ligament. Clin Radiol. 2007;62(9):891-894; discussion 895-896.

37. Fowler JR, Cipolli W, Hanson T. A Comparison of Three Diagnostic Tests for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Using Latent Class Analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015;97(23):1958-1961.

38. Al-Hashel JY, Rashad HM, Nouh MR, et al. Sonography in carpal tunnel syndrome with normal nerve conduction studies. Muscle Nerve. 2015;51(4):592-597.

39. Ricci V, Becciolini M, Ozcakar L. Ultrasound-Guided Hydrodissection of the Median Nerve in Pronator Syndrome: Where Is the "Pronator Tunnel"? J Ultrasound Med. 2020.

40. Watanabe K, Tokumine J, Lefor AK, Moriyama K, Yorozu T. Ultrasound-Guided Hydrodissection of an Entrapped Saphenous Nerve After Lower Extremity Varicose Vein Stripping: A Case Report. A A Pract. 2020;14(1):28-30.

41. Stoddard JM, Taylor CR, O'Connor FG. Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Cubital Tunnel Successfully Treated with Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Hydrodissection: A Case Report and Further Evidence for a Developing Treatment Option. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2019;18(11):382-386.

42. Alsaeid MA. Dexamethasone versus Hyaluronidase as an Adjuvant to Local Anesthetics in the Ultrasound-guided Hydrodissection of the Median Nerve for the Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patients. Anesth Essays Res. 2019;13(3):417-422.

43. Guo K, McCool L, Wang H, Guo D, Guo D. The Modified Ultrasound-Guided Distal-to-Proximal Carpal Tunnel Injection With Median Nerve Hydrodissection: A Retrospective Safety Review of 827 Procedures. Hand (N Y). 2019:1558944719861715.

44. Burke CJ, Walter WR, Adler RS. Targeted Ultrasound-Guided Perineural Hydrodissection of the Sciatic Nerve for the Treatment of Piriformis Syndrome. Ultrasound Q. 2019;35(2):125-129.

45. Cass SP. Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Hydrodissection: What is it? A Review of the Literature. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2016;15(1):20-22.

46. Adler AC, Smith DI, Parikh PM. Chronic pain localized to the iliohypogastric nerve: treatment using an ultrasound-guided technique of hydrodissection for catheter placement as a guide for surgical iliohypogastric nerve resection. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;134(1):182e-183e.

47. Dufour E, Donat N, Jaziri S, et al. Ultrasound-guided perineural circumferential median nerve block with and without prior dextrose 5% hydrodissection: a prospective randomized double-blinded noninferiority trial. Anesth Analg. 2012;115(3):728-733.

48. Evers S, Thoreson AR, Smith J, Zhao C, Geske JR, Amadio PC. Ultrasound-guided hydrodissection decreases gliding resistance of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Muscle Nerve. 2018;57(1):25-32.

49. Nordstrom DL, DeStefano F, Vierkant RA, Layde PM. Incidence of diagnosed carpal tunnel syndrome in a general population. Epidemiology. 1998;9(3):342-345.

50. Atroshi I, Englund M, Turkiewicz A, Tagil M, Petersson IF. Incidence of physician-diagnosed carpal tunnel syndrome in the general population. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(10):943-944.

51. Palmer DH, Hanrahan LP. Social and economic costs of carpal tunnel surgery. Instr Course Lect. 1995;44:167-172.

52. Keith MW, Masear V, Chung KC, et al. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical Practice Guideline on diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91(10):2478-2479.

53. Fajardo M, Kim SH, Szabo RM. Incidence of carpal tunnel release: trends and implications within the United States ambulatory care setting. J Hand Surg Am. 2012;37(8):1599-1605.

54. Chappell CD, Beckman JP, Baird BC, Takke AV. Ultrasound (US) Changes in the Median Nerve Cross-sectional Area After Microinvasive US-Guided Carpal Tunnel Release. J Ultrasound Med. 2019.

55. Williamson ERC, Vasquez Montes D, Melamed E. Multistate Comparison of Cost, Trends, and Complications in Open Versus Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release. Hand (N Y). 2019:1558944719837020.

56. DevanaSK, Jensen AR, Yamaguchi KT, et al. Trends and Complications in Open VersusEndoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release in Private Payer and Medicare PatientPopulations. Hand (N Y). 2019;14(4):455-461.58. Kim PT, Lee HJ, Kim TG, Jeon IH. Current approaches for carpal tunnel syndrome. 2014;6(3):253-257.

59. Papatheodorou LK, Sotereanos DG. Treatment recommendations for carpal tunnel syndrome and peripheral nerve repair. 2015;64:273-280.61. Capa-Grasa A, Rojo-Manaute JM, Rodriguez FC, Martin JV. Ultra minimally invasive sonographically guided carpal tunnel release: an external pilot study. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2014;100(3):287-292.

60. Hansen TB, Majeed HG. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. Hand clinics. 2013;30(1):47-53.61. Capa-Grasa A, Rojo-Manaute JM, Rodriguez FC, Martin JV. Ultra minimally invasive sonographically guided carpal tunnel release: an external pilot study. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2014;100(3):287-292.

62. Rojo-Manaute J, Capa-Grasa A, Chana-Rodriguez F, et al. Ultra-minimally invasive ultrasound guided carpal tunnel release: a randomized controlled trial. J Ultrasound Med. 2016;35:1149-1157

63. Rojo-Manaute JM, Capa-Grasa A, Rodriguez-Maruri GE, Moran LM, Martinez MV, Martin JV. Ultra-minimally invasive sonographically guided carpal tunnel release: anatomic study of a new technique. J Ultrasound Med. 2013;32(1):131-142.

64. Chern TC, Wu KC, Huang LW, et al. A cadaveric and preliminary clinical study of ultrasonographically assisted percutaneous carpal tunnel release. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014;40(8):1819-1826.

65. Joseph AE, Leiby BM, Beckman JP. Clinical Results of Ultrasound-Guided Carpal Tunnel Release Performed by a Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician. J Ultrasound Med. 2019.

66. Wang PH, Li CL, Shao CJ, Wu KC, Chern TC, Jou IM. Ultrasound-guided percutaneous carpal tunnel release in patients on hemodialysis: early experiences and clinical outcomes. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2019;15:711-717.

67. Burnham RS, Loh EY, Rambaransingh B, Roberts SL, Agur AM, Playfair LD. A Controlled Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of Ultrasound-Guided Looped Thread Carpal Tunnel Release. Hand (N Y). 2019:1558944719842199.

68. Mittal N, Sangha H, Flannery J, Robinson LR, Agur A. Ultrasound-Guided Incisionless Carpal Tunnel Release Using a Hook Knife: A Cadaveric Study. PM R. 2019;11(10):1101-1106.

69. Petrover D, Silvera J, De Baere T, Vigan M, Hakime A. Percutaneous Ultrasound-Guided Carpal Tunnel Release: Study Upon Clinical Efficacy and Safety. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2017;40(4):568-575.

70. Markison RE. Percutaneous ultrasound-guided MANOS carpal tunnel release technique. Hand. 2013;8(4):445-449.

71. De la Fuente J, Miguel-Perez MI, Balius R, Guerrero V, Michaud J, Bong D. Minimally invasive ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release: a cadaver study. J Clin Ultrasound. 2013;41(2):101-107.74. Buncke G, McCormack B, Bodor M. Ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release using the manos CTR system. Microsurgery. 2013;33(5):362-366.

75. Dekimpe C, Andreani O, Camuzard O, et al. Ultrasound-guided percutaneous release of the carpal tunnel: comparison of the learning curves of a senior versus a junior operator. A cadaveric study. Skeletal Radiol. 2019;48(11):1803-1809.

76. Hebbard PD, Hebbard AIT, Tomka J, Appleyard R. Ultrasound-Guided Microinvasive Carpal Tunnel Release Using a Novel Retractable Needle-Mounted Blade: A Cadaveric Study. J Ultrasound Med. 2018;37(8):2075-2081.

77. Henning PT, Yang L, Awan T, Lueders D,
Pourcho AM. Minimally Invasive Ultrasound-Guided Carpal Tunnel Release: Preliminary Clinical Results. J Ultrasound Med. 2018;37(11):2699-2706.

78. Henning T, Lueders D, Chang K, Yang L. Ultrasound-Guided Carpal Tunnel Release Using Dynamic Expansion of the Transverse Safe Zone in a Patient With Postpolio Syndrome: A Case Report. PM R. 2018;10(10):1115-1118.

79. Latzka EW, Henning PT,
Pourcho AM. Sonographic Changes After Ultrasound-Guided Release of the Transverse Carpal Ligament: A Case Report. PM R. 2018;10(10):1125-1129.

80. Rowe NM, Michaels Jt, Soltanian H, Dobryansky M, Peimer CA, Gurtner GC. Sonographically guided percutaneous carpal tunnel release: an anatomic and cadaveric study. Ann Plast Surg. 2005;55(1):52-56; discussion 56.

81. Aydin K, Cokluk C, Piskin A, Kocabicak E. Ultrasonographically checking the sectioning of the transverse carpal ligament during carpal tunnel surgery with limited uni skin incisions. Turk Neurosurg. 2007;17(3):219-223.

82. Nakamichi K, Tachibana S, Yamamoto S, Ida M. Percutaneous carpal tunnel release compared with mini-open release using ultrasonographic guidance for both techniques. The Journal of Hand Surgery. 2010;35(3):437-445.

83. Nakamichi K TS. Ultrasonographically assisted carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg. 1997:853-862.85. Presley J, Smith J, Barnes D, Lachman N, Kakar S, Sellon J. Ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release (USCTR) using dynamic safe zone expansion: a cadaveric validation study [abstract]. Clin J Sport. 2017;27((suppl)):221.