Does Carpal Tunnel Release Provide Long-Term Relief in Patients with Hemodialysis-Associated Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

@article{Kang2012DoesCT,
  title={Does Carpal Tunnel Release Provide Long-Term Relief in Patients with Hemodialysis-Associated Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?},
  author={Hyo Jin Kang and Il Hyun Koh and Won Yong Lee and Yun Rak Choi and Soo Bong Hahn},
  journal={Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®},
  year={2012},
  volume={470},
  pages={2561-2565}
}
BackgroundCarpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common complication in patients receiving long-term hemodialysis. In the short-term however, these patients are less likely to have pain relief and restoration of function after carpal tunnel release. However, it is unclear whether patients who have release for hemodialysis-associated CTS have differing persisting relief of symptoms compared with patients with idiopathic CTS.Questions/purposesWe therefore compared (1) the severity of pain and level of… CONTINUE READING
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