The Current Status of Endoscopy in Microsurgery of the Peripheral Vessels and Nerves

  • M. Frey
  • R. Koller
Part of the Update in Plastic Surgery book series (UPDATEPLASTIC)


At the beginning microsurgical methods using loops or the microscope were performed by a few speciahst surgeons. Nowadays these techniques are apphed by many people even outside the surgical discipline of plastic surgery, where the techniques of reconstructive microsurgery had been originally developed.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Endoscopic Operation Endoscopic Technique Peripheral Vessel 
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  • R. Koller

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