Tarsal tunnel syndrome surgery

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Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Indications- failure of non-operative measures

Procedure:
• 8-9 cm incision along course of post tib nerve  blunt dissection
• Identify structure (vein, artery, nerve)  trace nerve to bifurcation
• Release tarsal tunnel distally by incising superficial and deep fascia
• Check for soft tissue masses
• Deflate tourniquet  haemostasis

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