PULSED MAGNETIC FIELD VERSUS SURGERY IN CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: A RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO CONTROLLED DOUBLE BLIND STUDY

@article{Ewidea2015PULSEDMF,
  title={PULSED MAGNETIC FIELD VERSUS SURGERY IN CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: A RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO CONTROLLED DOUBLE BLIND STUDY},
  author={Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Ewidea and Hamed Alzain Hamed},
  journal={The Advanced Science Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015},
  pages={10-18}
}
This study investigated the efficacy of pulsed magnetic field therapy (PMFT) versus surgical intervention in case of mild and moderate carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in a randomized, placebo controlled, double blinded study. Forty fiv e female patients diagnosed as mild to moderate CTS were included in the study. Their ages were 35:55 years with mean age 41 ± 2.5 years. Patients were divided randomly into three equal groups, placebo group received sham exposure, and group II received PEMT at… 

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