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Carpel Tunnel Release Surgery

Were you looking for information on Carpal Tunnel Surgery? Carpel tunnel release surgery is a common misspelling and variation of carpal tunnel surgery.
 
Carpal tunnel surgery is a procedure in which the tissue around the wrist is cut to help relieve pressure on the median nerve. There are two different types of this surgery: open release and endoscopic. After undergoing the surgery, most people have successful results that include substantial pain relief and prevention of further damage to the hand or wrist.
 
As with any procedure, there are risks. The most common complications with this surgery include infections, nerve damage, and allergic reactions. There are also additional risks for people who have diabetes. To reduce your risk of problems, be sure to let your healthcare team know if you have any bothersome symptoms after your procedure.
  
(Click Carpal Tunnel Surgery to learn more about this type of surgery and how to prepare for it. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
 
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