Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

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The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 434 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Type 2 diabetes seems not to be a risk factor for the carpal tunnel syndrome: a case control study.
 

Author(s): Steven H Hendriks, Peter R van Dijk, Klaas H Groenier, Peter Houpt, Henk J G Bilo, Nanne Kleefstra

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Previous studies have shown that the carpal tunnel syndrome seems to occur more frequently in patients with diabetes mellitus and might be associated with the duration of diabetes mellitus, microvascular complications and degree of glycaemic control. Primary aim was to determine if ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2014

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Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) expression is increased in the subsynovial connective tissue in a rabbit model of carpal tunnel syndrome.
 

Author(s): Takako Chikenji, Anne Gingery, Chunfeng Zhao, Matthias Vanhees, Tamami Moriya, Ramona Reisdorf, Kai-Nan An, Peter C Amadio

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an idiopathic disease that results from increased fibrosis of the subsynovial connective tissue (SSCT). A recent study found overexpression of both transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) and connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) in the SSCT of CTS ...

Last Updated: 1 Oct 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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