Amyloid and non-amyloid carpal tunnel syndrome in patients receiving chronic renal dialysis.

OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of amyloid deposits among patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) receiving dialysis, and to investigate the factors associated with amyloid and non-amyloid CTS. METHODS Subjects for this prospective study were dialysis patients who underwent surgery for CTS in the same surgical unit between 1989 and 1997. CTS was… CONTINUE READING