How soon will I be discharged after an ulnar nerve decompression procedure?
Ulnar nerve decompression surgery is usually a day procedure which means you can go home on the same day as your surgery. It is also possible to spend the night in the hospital and be discharged the following day. We will be able to tell you how long your hospital stay is going to be after you have the intervention and we evaluate its outcome.
If your physician determines that ulnar nerve decompression surgery is the best course of treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome, also known as ulnar nerve entrapment, there are several techniques currently in use:
As with all potential surgeries, you should discuss the pros and cons of ulnar nerve decompression with your physician.
You will probably be discharged from the hospital the same day you undergo the intervention
The procedure, which involves the following steps, is mostly performed in an outpatient setting and usually takes less than an hour:
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