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Carolyn Kerrigan, MD
June 2011, Volume 127, Issue 6;
The video demonstrates surgeon-administered local anesthesia in preparation for endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR). The author has been using local anesthesia for single portal ECTR since 1991 and the technique described here reflects the accumulated experience of this time. The specific goals of the approach are to provide patient comfort and maintain a clear visual field for the endoscope. Specific steps illustrate how to administer the local anesthesia without flooding the surgical field and potentially obscuring the view of vital structures.
In the first video from Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery's “Women in Plastic Surgery” series, American Society of Plastic Surgeon's "Women Plastic Surgeons" group members share what it's like to go through pregnancy while in plastic surgery residency.
Read all of the "Women in Plastic Surgery" series articles published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at PRSJournal.com: http://bit.ly/WPSArticles
In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” weights in on the topic of when the time is right for surgery involving cranial defects, and the increased risk of neurologic dysfunction in those with severe Metopic Craniosynostosis.
This article appears in the February, 2017 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 139 Issue 2, “The Severity of Deformity in Metopic Craniosynostosis Is Correlated with the Degree of Neurologic Dysfunction” By Yang et al.