Photo: Carpal Tunnel release surgery, by littlenelly (rare but there).
In the premier episode of Really Rural Surgery, Dr. Batchelor discusses the use of field prep rather than OR prep for open carpal tunnel surgeries.
The article being discussed in this episode:
LeBlanc, M.R. et. al.. (2011.) “Is main operating room sterility really necessary in carpal tunnel surgery? A multicenter prospective study of minor procedure room field sterility surgery.” Hand (N Y) 6(1): 60-63. Read the full article here
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