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Positive Electromyography Case Study

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A 48-year-old female with numbness and tingling in the right hand. Positive electromyography. Failed conservative treatment care including bracing and/or injection. Risks, benefits, complications, expected outcomes, and/or non surgical treatment alternatives were discussed. After identifying the patient and obtaining consent she was brought to the operating room. She was placed supine on the operating room table under intravenous sedation. A well-padded tourniquet was applied to the right upper extremity. The right upper extremity was prepped and draped sterilely. Prophylactic antibiotics were given. Following this 0.5% plain Marcaine was placed in the surgical site. Tourniquet was inflated to 225. Mid palmar incision
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