Trigger Finger Release

  • Robert Farnell


  • Trigger finger/thumb that has failed to respond to nonoperative treatment.


Nonoperative Treatment Petroleum Jelly Digital Nerve Synovial Hypertrophy Pneumatic Tourniquet 
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Further Reading

  1. Makkouk AH, Oetgen ME, Swigart CR, et al. Trigger finger: etiology, evaluation, and treatment. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2008;1(2):92–6.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Ryzewicz M, Wolf JM. Trigger digits: principles, management, and complications. J Hand Surg Am. 2006;31(1):135–46.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Lange-Riess D, Schuh R, Hönle W, et al. Long-term results of surgical release of trigger finger and trigger thumb in adults. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009;129(12):1617–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Dierks U, Hoffmann R, Meek MF. Open versus percutaneous release of the A1-pulley for stenosing tendovaginitis: a prospective randomized trial. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2008;12(3):183–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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