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Published on 13 May 2007 | over 9 years ago

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Watch live surgery on OR-Live.com as orthopaedic hand surgeon Andrew E. Caputo, MD performs a carpal tunnel release.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a very common condition that causes numbness and tingling in the hand. It is due to compression of the median nerve in the carpal (wrist) tunnel. If gone untreated, it can cause serious hand weakness and potentially permanent numbness in the fingers and thumb.

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