Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

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The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 439 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Choosing the most efficacious scoring method for carpal tunnel syndrome.
 

Author(s): Hülya Yücel, Hakan Seyithanoğlu

Journal: Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2015 ;49(1):23-9.

 

The aim of this study was to determine the most efficacious hand-specific questionnaire to determine functionality in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2015

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Comparative effectiveness of ultrasound and paraffin therapy in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized trial.
 

Author(s): Yi-Wei Chang, Shih-Fu Hsieh, Yu-Shiow Horng, Hui-Ling Chen, Kun-Chang Lee, Yi-Shiung Horng

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Conclusive evidence indicating an effective treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), a common entrapment neuropathy, is lacking. Ultrasound therapy (US therapy) has long been used as one of the combination treatments for CTS. In addition, paraffin bath therapy has been applied ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Biomechanical risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled study of 2474 workers.
 

Author(s): Carisa Harris-Adamson, Ellen A Eisen, Jay Kapellusch, Arun Garg, Kurt T Hegmann, Matthew S Thiese, Ann Marie Dale, Bradley Evanoff, Susan Burt, Stephen Bao, Barbara Silverstein, Linda Merlino, Fred Gerr, David Rempel

Journal: Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan;72(1):33-41.

 

Between 2001 and 2010, five research groups conducted coordinated prospective studies of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) incidence among US workers from various industries and collected detailed subject-level exposure information with follow-up of symptoms, electrophysiological measures ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

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The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 36 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current approaches for carpal tunnel syndrome.
 

Author(s): Poong-Taek Kim, Hyun-Joo Lee, Tae-Gong Kim, In-Ho Jeon

Journal: Clin Orthop Surg. 2014 Sep;6(3):253-7.

 

With advancement in biomechanical and biological research on idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome, the insight on the pathophysiology of carpal tunnel syndrome has gained much clinical relevance. Open carpal tunnel release is still a gold standard procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome, ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2014

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Carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy: a review.
 

Author(s): Andrzej Zyluk

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The incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnant women reported in the literature varies from 2 to 70%. Hormonal fluctuations, fluid accumulation with tendency to oedemas, nerve hypersensitivity and glucose level fluctuations are factors that predispose pregnant women to the development ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013

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Is carpal tunnel syndrome an occupational disease? A review.
 

Author(s): Andrzej Zyluk

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In many countries, including Poland, carpal tunnel syndrome is considered to be a disease of possible occupational etiology. This review presents information about work-related risk-factors which comprise the use of handheld vibrating machinery, forceful gripping of objects with hands, ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2013

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Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Dynamic Splinting
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2008

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Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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The Effect of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2015

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