Carpal-tunnel syndrome. Results of a prospective trial of steroid injection and splinting.

@article{Gelberman1980CarpaltunnelSR,
  title={Carpal-tunnel syndrome. Results of a prospective trial of steroid injection and splinting.},
  author={Richard H. Gelberman and Daniel A Aronson and Michael H. Weisman},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1980},
  volume={62 7},
  pages={1181-4}
}
In order to define the role of steroid injection and splinting as a method of treatment of carpal-tunnel syndrome, a prospective study was performed on fifty hands in forty-one consecutive patients. All hands were treated with a single injection and three weeks of splinting. Follow-up ranged from a minimum of six months to a maximum of twenty-six months, with a mean of eighteen months. All hands had characteristic symptoms of median-nerve compression at the wrist and increased distal median… CONTINUE READING
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