Surgical treatment of trigger fingers.

Published online: Dec 27 1998

F Vaes, L De Smet, H Van Ransbeeck, and G Fabry.

Orthopaedic Department, University Hospital Pellenberg, Belgium.


The surgical treatment of 55 trigger fingers resulted in 87% patient satisfaction, without major complications. The mean incapacity was 1.4 weeks. Three recurrences were noted; four patients had a slight extension lag and three still experienced some local pain.