Specialty surgeon complete packaged procedure for hand surgery – carpal tunnel release. Carpal tunnel surgery is a procedure in which the tissue around the wrist is cut to help relieve pressure on the median nerve. There are two different types of this surgery: open release and endoscopic. After undergoing the surgery, most people have successful results that include substantial pain relief and prevention of further damage to the hand or wrist.
Treatment cost for hand surgery – carpal tunnel release includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.