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Where is a carpal tunnel surgery usually done? At a hospital?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hospital or ASC

Carpal tunnel surgery is done on an out patient basis.
It can be done in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.

In brief: Hospital or ASC

Carpal tunnel surgery is done on an out patient basis.
It can be done in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is a simple procedure, one of the most common procedures in usa.
It is done under local anesthesia, and in outpatient basis. Very rarely overnight hospital stay is recommended. It is done in the hospital for sure.

In brief: Yes

It is a simple procedure, one of the most common procedures in usa.
It is done under local anesthesia, and in outpatient basis. Very rarely overnight hospital stay is recommended. It is done in the hospital for sure.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. Teddy Atik
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Surgery center

it is typically done at an ambulatory care center under twilight sleep and the procedure takes approximately 5 mns and 2 stitches

In brief: Surgery center

it is typically done at an ambulatory care center under twilight sleep and the procedure takes approximately 5 mns and 2 stitches
Dr. Teddy Atik
Dr. Teddy Atik
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology

In brief: Yes

Can be done at hospital or surgery center. Usually need an or to ensure sterility and equipment.
Anesthesia can range from local anesthesia only, brachial plexus block, bier block or general anesthesia.

In brief: Yes

Can be done at hospital or surgery center. Usually need an or to ensure sterility and equipment.
Anesthesia can range from local anesthesia only, brachial plexus block, bier block or general anesthesia.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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