Surgical technique| Volume 36, ISSUE 5, P910-915, May 2011

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Percutaneous Fasciotomy for Dupuytren's Contracture

      Needle aponeurotomy (percutaneous needle fasciotomy) for Dupuytren's contracture can be performed in the office setting with local anesthesia. It is simple and inexpensive and has a low complication rate and rapid recovery compared with open fasciectomy. It can usually be repeated safely and effectively for recurrent disease.

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