Long term effect of local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome: A relation with electrodiagnostic severity

@article{Visser2012LongTE,
  title={Long term effect of local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome: A relation with electrodiagnostic severity},
  author={Leo H. Visser and Quang Hieu Ngo and Sascha J. M. Groeneweg and Geert J F Brekelmans},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={123},
  pages={838-841}
}
OBJECTIVE Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common entrapment neuropathy. A local corticosteroid injection at the carpal tunnel inlet is often given to reduce the signs and symptoms. The long term effect of a local corticosteroid injection is not known yet. The aims of the study were to assess the long term effect of a local corticosteroid injection and the rognostic factors. METHODS Assessment of 419 consecutive patients, seen between November 2004 and November 2007 at our Neurology out… CONTINUE READING

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