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Excision of extensor tendon sheath of the wrist (de Quervain's procedure)

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure De Quervain’s procedure is a minor surgical intervention to excise the fibro-osseous sheath surrounding the extensor tendons of the thumb. The procedure can be done either endoscopically or open. It is considered elective out-patient surgery and typically follows failure of conservative therapy (e.g., nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs,…

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