Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

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The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 429 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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Effects of varying case definition on carpal tunnel syndrome prevalence estimates in a pooled cohort.
 

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

Journal: Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Dec;95(12):2320-6.

 

To analyze differences in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) prevalence using a combination of electrodiagnostic studies (EDSs) and symptoms using EDS criteria varied across a range of cutpoints and compared with symptoms in both ≥1 and ≥2 median nerve-served digits.

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Effects of placebo-controlled continuous and pulsed ultrasound treatments on carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized trial.
 

Author(s): Onur Armagan, Fulya Bakilan, Merih Ozgen, Ozlem Mehmetoglu, Setenay Oner

Journal: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 Aug;69(8):524-8.

 

The aim of this placebo-controlled study was to evaluate the effects of pulsed and continuous ultrasound treatments combined with splint therapy on patients with mild and moderate idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome.

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 35 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Neurography for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome].
 

Author(s): Kari Todnem, Trond Sand

Journal: Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen.. 2013 Jan;133(2):170-3.

 

A number of evidence-based guidelines now recommend that a nerve conduction study should be used to confirm the existence of carpal tunnel syndrome before any surgery takes place.

Last Updated: 24 Jan 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: 27 Aug 2014

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