Endoscopic Versus Open Procedures for Carpal Tunnel Release Endoscopic Versus Open Procedures for Carpal Tunnel Release
When deciding between the two procedures for carpal tunnel release, is it just a matter of cost? What other factors should be considered?Medscape Orthopedics
Conditions: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Ibuprofen; Pain Management; Pain, Chronic Intervention: Drug: Ibuprofen tablets Sponsor: Universidad Europea de Madrid Not yet recruiting
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Tugba Ozsoy-Unubol, Yeliz Bahar-Ozdemir, Ilker Yagci
This longitudinal study aimed at exploring the direct and indirect relationships between organizational, psychosocial, biomechanical, and personal factors and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in French workers. Between 2002 and 2005, 3710 workers were included in the Cosali cohort. Between 2007 and 2010, 1611 workers were re-examined using the same standardized clinical protocol. Subjects free from CTS at baseline were studied (804 men and 563 women). We used structural equation models to examine the relationships between incident CTS cases and organizational (machine-paced work or work pace dependent on customers' demand), ps...
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a fairly common diagnosis in the United States, affecting approximately three to six percent of adults. Symptoms include pain, numbness, and tingling along the thumb, index, and middle fingers. For severe or refractory cases...
Nail lesions limited to the 2nd and 3rd fingers should suggest carpal tunnel syndrome. Clinical findings are variable and encompass mild and severe nail abnormalities. Necrotic carpal tunnel syndrome is a severe variant that presents with ulcerative skin and nail lesions, paronychia, and bone resorption.
As the opioid crisis continues across America, employers are searching for ways to help employees battle their ailments with therapies that have the dual benefit of being non-addictive and cost effective. To do that, many are removing access barriers to drug-free care like acupuncture that can help with a variety of conditions including back pain, carpal tunnel, hypertension, migraine and stroke recovery. Deb Zurcher, a doctor of chiropractic, licensed acupuncturist and a clinical executive with…
PMID: 32171549 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The course and branches of the MN in the wrist vary widely among the population. Despite the high prevalence of variations of the MN in the carpal tunnel reported in the literature, few major anatomical textbooks refer to such variations. Due to significant differences in the reported prevalence of such variations, extensive knowledge of the anatomy of the MN is essential for avoiding iatrogenic nerve injury .
CONCLUSION: Of all considered patient's and disease related factors, the baseline clinical severity expressed in the Levine symptom severity scores had appeared to be the strongest predictor of better outcomes of surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. PMID: 32135549 [PubMed - in process]
A systematic review and meta-analysis.