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Carpal tunnel syndrome: matching minimally invasive surgical techniques

The transillumination device used in 473 cases was used in a single wrist incision and a single linear wrist incision for accessing the carpalotome; in 216 cases, transillumination was discontinued and a single linear wrist incision was performed; and in 583 cases, the methods were further improved by making a second incision in the palm using the carpalotome. Complete remission of symptoms was obtained in 90 percent of patients in Group B, 88% of those in Group B, and 98% of patients in Group C. Only 1 in Group A, 24 in Group B, and 44 in Group A, 44 patients in Group B, underwent repeat surgery using the open technique due to persistent illness. The procedure of median nerve decompression at the wrist, which was used for patients in Group C, is a viable alternative for treating CTS.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/jns/2008/108/5/1033


Magnetic resonance imaging compared with electrodiagnostic studies in patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome: predicting symptoms, function, and surgical benefit at 1 year

Objectives in this research: 1 prediction of 1-year outcomes and 2 identification of patients who are likely to benefit from surgical treatment. The individual surgeon, who had access to the initial EDS but not MRI findings, was able to decide whether to treat patients conservatively or by carpal tunnel release. Patients who underwent surgery showed greater improvement at 1 year than those who did not have surgery. The length of the abnormal T2-weighted nerve signal on MR imaging and median murnar sensory latency differences were the strongest predictors of surgical success. There was a strong patient preference for MR imaging over EDSs in this study. Conclusions: The results obtained with MR imaging of the carpal tunnel demonstrate surgical benefit independently of nerve conduction studies.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/jns/2008/108/3/0541


The role of electrodiagnostic testing in carpal tunnel syndrome

By reviewing the Electrodiagnostic Laboratory's records for the calendar year 1994, the authors investigated the use of electrodiagnostic testing at the University of Virginia. During that period, studies in patients with CTS represented 15% of the 1626 studies conducted during that period. There was a strong referral bias on the part of the primary care physicians, and the degree of mononeuropathy in the patients they referred to for testing was much higher than in patients referred by specialists. Electrodiagnostic testing has demonstrated value in the evaluation of patients with upper-extremity symptoms, according to the results.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/foc.1997.3.1.5


Endoscopic treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a critical review

An extensive review of published papers on the subject of endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery is included, including six endoscopic techniques used to repair carpal tunnel syndrome. Patients with Workers' Compensation did not receive Work's Compensation for 17. 8 days, ranging from 10. 8 to 22. 3 days, according to the mean time to return to work in patients not receiving Workers' Compensation was 17. 8 days. Patients in the second group had significantly less pain and returned to work and activities of daily living sooner than patients in the open and endoscopic techniques were compared, according to both studies. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery's success and complications rates are similar to those for standard open procedures.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/foc.1997.3.1.9


Complications in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

Complications can arise from any part of carpal tunnel syndrome therapy. Endoscopic procedures appear to have some advantage over conventional open methods in terms of the patient's postoperative pain relief, grip strength, and return to work; however, the risk of injury to neurovascular structures and tendons may be negated by the threat of injury to neurovascular structures and tendons.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/foc.1997.3.1.14


Carpal tunnel syndrome caused by tophi deposited under the epineurium of the median nerve: A case report

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common peripheral neuropathy disorders, and it is usually triggered by compression of the wrist's median nerve. Case description We present a 64-year-old man with a history of tophaceous gout and was admitted to our hospital with typical CTS symptoms and was admitted to our hospital. When serum uric acid levels were within normal ranges, a carpal tunnel installation and surgery to remove the gouty tophus of the right wrist were performed. Tophi were found under the epineurium of the median nerve's epineurium, and the tophi were practically gone during the surgery. Following a 1-year follow-up period, the patient recovered uneventfully, with no signs of recurrence of gout and CTS symptoms. Conclusion Gouty tophus is unusual occurrence of CTS, and CTS can be caused by gouty tophi if there is evidence of extrinsic compression of the median nerve or signs emanating from the carpal tunnel.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fsurg.2022.942062


Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Following COVID-19 Vaccination: A Case Report

Coronavirus disease 2019 continues to pose significant health risks, with findings into long-term disease sequelae emerging. The post-viral effects of COVID-19 are being investigated, and COVID-1919 is now a recognised phenomenon. As part of the spectrum of comorbidities, acute-onset neuropathy is often related to infections. Immunization policies are rooted in the public health effort aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality. Neuropathy and entrapment neuropathies are two of the reported correlations. This case report details a patient suffering from bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome after their second dose of AZD1222 vaccination.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1142/s242483552272050x


The dose-dependent efficiency of radial shock wave therapy for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: a prospective, randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Abstract – Extracorporeal shock wave therapy has been shown to be a new treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome. For three weeks in a row, Group A and C patients received one session of radial ESWT and sham eESWT per week; group B patients received a single session of rESWT. In patients with moderate CTS rather than mild CTS, the three-session rESWT group recorded significant BCTQ point declines at least 14 weeks, and the effect was much longer lasting in patients with moderate CTS than mild CTS.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1038/srep38344


Carpal tunnel syndrome in acromegaly: a nationwide study

Objective Carpal tunnel syndrome is common among patients with acromegaly, with a prevalence of 19% to 201364%. In a large national cohort of patients with acromegaly and the temporal relationship between the two diagnoses, we investigated CTS. During the study period, 48 patients were diagnosed with CTS, and 41 patients underwent at least one CTS surgery. 35 people were treated for CTS before the acromegaly diagnosis was made; the mean interval was 2. 2 years and the SIR for CTS surgery before the diagnosis of acromegaly was 6. Women with acromegaly had a greater risk of CTS than males. Patients with acromegaly had a sixfold higher risk of CTS surgery before the diagnosis of acromegaly compared to the general population. Patients with CTS with CTS who have CTS may have a higher incidence of acromegaly, which may help to reduce the diagnostic delay in acromegaly, especially in women.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1530/eje-20-0530


Comparative study between pre- and post- operative clinical and electrophysiological parameters in determining the recovery of carpal tunnel syndrome

Results: The average symptom duration in patients with CTS treated by division of the flexor retinaculum through a short incision at the palm, was 19. 9 months, according to us. The Boston questionnaire and median nerve conduction study parameters were compared by a cross-sectional, hospital-based research. For the moderate group B, the mean symptom severity scale score was 40. 92 and 31. 67, while the mild group, C was 26. 0 and SD=3. 82. Patients in CTSu2011 affected patients with significant correlations between symptomatic recovery and Boston severity scales. Conclusions: The only true way to predict recovery after surgery in CTS-u201affected patients is a questionnaire.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20223642

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