Patient satisfaction following carpal-tunnel decompression: a comparison of patients with and without osteoarthritis of the wrist

@article{Joshy2006PatientSF,
  title={Patient satisfaction following carpal-tunnel decompression: a comparison of patients with and without osteoarthritis of the wrist},
  author={S. Agnes Joshy and Boban Thomas and Soumee Ghosh and Saadallah George Haidar and Subodh Chandrakant Deshmukh},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2006},
  volume={31},
  pages={1-3}
}
The aim of this study was to assess whether surgical decompression for carpal-tunnel syndrome (CTS) in the presence of primary or secondary osteoarthritis of the wrist is associated with poorer patient satisfaction. We did a retrospective matched cohort study. Twenty-four patients who underwent surgical decompression for CTS secondary to osteoarthritis were identified by reviewing the notes and the radiographs. A control group consisted of 24 patients without osteoarthritis of the wrist who… CONTINUE READING