Trigger Finger Release



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


Nonoperative Treatment Petroleum Jelly Digital Nerve Synovial Hypertrophy Pneumatic Tourniquet 

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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