Biochemical and histological analysis of the flexor tenosynovium in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.

@article{Tucci1997BiochemicalAH,
  title={Biochemical and histological analysis of the flexor tenosynovium in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.},
  author={Michelle A. Tucci and Rocco A Barbieri and Alan E. Freeland},
  journal={Biomedical sciences instrumentation},
  year={1997},
  volume={33},
  pages={246-51}
}
Carpal tunnel release is the most common hand operation performed in this country. In the absence of specific systemic diseases, the etiology and persistence of pain and dysfunction even after surgical decompression is poorly understood. The focus of this investigation was to investigate the biological factors present within the patients serum that may lead to increased sensitivity to pain. Tissue was collected from patients during surgery. The tissue was homogenized and the homogenate analyzed… CONTINUE READING
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