Current concepts of carpal tunnel syndrome: pathophysiology, treatment, and evaluation.

@article{Uchiyama2010CurrentCO,
  title={Current concepts of carpal tunnel syndrome: pathophysiology, treatment, and evaluation.},
  author={Shigeharu Uchiyama and Toshirou Itsubo and Koichi Nakamura and H. Ogata H. Kato and Takashi Yasutomi and Toshimitsu Momose},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={1-13}
}
The current concepts of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) with respect to its pathophysiology, treatment, and evaluation are discussed. With regard to the pathophysiology of idiopathic CTS, biomechanical studies to determine the kinematics of the flexor tendon, and the median nerve inside the carpal tunnel may provide valuable insights. Different degrees of excursion between the flexor tendons and the median nerve could cause strain and microdamage to the synovial tissue; this has been… CONTINUE READING
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