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Surgical interventions for entrapment and compression of the tibial and deep peroneal nerves including tarsal tunnel syndrome

  1. Nirmal Perera1,*,
  2. Danae Liolitsa2,
  3. Ciaran Scott Hill3,
  4. David Wordsworth4,
  5. Marialena Trivella5,
  6. Marco Sinisi6,
  7. Hadi Manji7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group

Published Online: 28 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010630


How to Cite

Perera N, Liolitsa D, Scott Hill C, Wordsworth D, Trivella M, Sinisi M, Manji H. Surgical interventions for entrapment and compression of the tibial and deep peroneal nerves including tarsal tunnel syndrome (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD010630. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010630.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Population and Health Sciences, University College London, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK

  2. 2

    St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

  3. 3

    National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, London, UK

  4. 4

    East Anglia Deanery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Luton, UK

  5. 5

    University of Oxford, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford, UK

  6. 6

    Brockley Hill, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, UK

  7. 7

    National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK

*Nirmal Perera, UCL Institute of Child Health, Faculty of Population and Health Sciences, University College London, 30 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK. perera.nirmal@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 JUL 2013

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