Preoperative Antibiotics for Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

  • End date
    Dec 26, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    WellSpan Health
Updated on 17 November 2021
carpal tunnel release


This is a clinical trial to determine how effective antibiotics administered prior to endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery are in preventing surgical site infections.


Study participants will be randomized to a prophylactic IV antibiotic treatment arm (Vancomycin or Cefazolin) or a placebo IV saline solution. Subjects will be monitored following surgery for surgical site infections.

Condition Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Treatment Vancomycin, Cefazolin, Saline solution
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03432858
SponsorWellSpan Health
Last Modified on17 November 2021

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