carpal tunnel


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a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass

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The median nerve has to share space in the area called the carpal tunnel with nine of these tendons.
We consider that in OSA patients, intermittent hypoxia is the major reason which facilitates axonal damage in the carpal tunnel.
A total of 193 patients with clinically and electrophysiologically (NCS) confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome who were evaluated in the Electrophysiology lab during the study period were included in the study.
CTS results from compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist within the carpal tunnel.
However, it has been well documented that carpal tunnel syndrome surgery can lead to prevalent chronic postoperative pain.
The COL5A1 gene is associated with increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Wristease provide wrist support & comfort to pain caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other wrist and hand related repetitive motion injuries.
Adults of both genders with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in whom conservative treatment has failed were included in the study.
At its height of diagnosis, anybody showing up at a doctors office with wrist pain or hand pain was being diagnosed with carpal tunnel," said Carol Harnett, vice president of insurer Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.
This article reviews the current literature on carpal tunnel syndrome, describes the pathophysiology of the condition, patient assessment and diagnosis and discusses the current evidence-based practice (EBP) management and treatment options.
INJECTED CORTICOSTEROIDS REDUCE SYMPTOMS of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) more effectively than placebo or systemic steroids, but no better than anti-inflammatory medication and splinting, from one to 12 weeks after therapy (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials [RCTs] and consistent RCT).
Median mononeuropathy at or distal to the wrist, or carpal tunnel syndrome, is the most common peripheral nerve compression disorder in the upper extremity.
Background and Objectives: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a group of symptoms resulting from local compression of the median nerve at the wrist leading to its subsequent functional impairment and local ischemia of the nerve.