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Table 3 Mean width of the avascular plane at the proximal, distal and midpoint of the avascular plane of the TCL, as measured along the initial incision of radial border of the index finger

From: Anatomical landmarks for safer carpal tunnel decompression: an experimental cadaveric study

Point of measurement along the TCL Mean distance mm Standard deviation mm (SD)
Proximal 11.10 3.81
Mid point 8.04 3.33
Distal 7.09 3.62