SmartRelease® Upper Extremity System

Endoscopic Soft Tissue Release System

SmartRelease® Upper Extremity System
  1. Designed exclusively for transecting the transverse carpal ligament and fascia of the cubital tunnel.
  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.
SmartRelease® Upper Extremity System
  • Single-portal endoscopic surgery for treating carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome.
  • 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 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

Reference document: LIT-ECTR-CUBITAL-SALES-REV B

SmartRelease Carpal & Cubital Tunnel Product Brochure
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SmartRelease Carpal Tunnel Surgical Protocol
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SmartRelease Cubital Tunnel Surgical Protocol
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SmartRelease® Upper Extremity Cleaning & Sterilization Information
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