A Technique of Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture

  • Charles Eaton


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


Aponeurotomy Percutaneous needle fasciotomy Fasciotomy Technique Needle release 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Hand CenterJupiterUSA

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