SmartRelease® System

Endoscopic Soft Tissue Release System

SmartRelease® System

NOTE: The SmartRelease® Lower Extremity System is not yet CE approved.

  1. Designed for transecting the transverse carpal ligament and fascia of the cubital tunnel, recession of the plantar fascia, and gastrocnemius aponeurosis.
  2. Onyx™ Low Profile Disposable Blade Assembly
  3. 2.9mm Eyepiece Autoclavable Endoscope — Connects to a standard camera coupler.
  4. Aluminum, pistol-grip handpiece — Turn-latch on top of the instrument allows blade assembly to be rotated for right- or left-hand surgery and locks the blade in any position along the rotation axis.
  • Single-portal endoscopic surgery.
  • Minimally invasive, single-portal technique.
  • Easy to learn, simple to use.
  • Documented safety and efficacy. 1,2,3
  • Complete set of custom instrumentation.
  • Surgical protocol developed and tested by a panel of hand surgeons.

  1. “Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release: A Comparison of Two Techniques with Open Release.” Palmer DH, Paulson JC, Lane-Larsen CL, Peulen VK, Olson JD. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 1993; 9(5):498-508
  2. “Single-Portal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Compared with Open Release.” Trumble TE, Diao E, Abrams RA, Gilbert-Anderson MM. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. 2002; 84:1107-115
  3. Results of Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Relative to Surgeon Experience With the Agee Technique” Beck JD, Deegan JH, Rhoades D, Klena JC. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2011; 36A:61–64


SmartRelease Plantar Fascia and Gastrocnemius Recession Product Brochure
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SmartRelease Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Release Surgical Technique
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SmartRelease Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession Surgical Technique
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ONYX Promotional Card – Lower Extremity
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SmartRelease® Lower Extremity Cleaning & Sterilization information
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SmartRelease® Instructions for Use For Lower Extremity Indications
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