Stress carpal tunnel pressures in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and normal patients.

@article{Szabo1989StressCT,
  title={Stress carpal tunnel pressures in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and normal patients.},
  author={Robert M. Szabo and Larry K Chidgey},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={624-7}
}
Twenty-two patients with carpal tunnel syndrome scheduled to have a carpal tunnel release, and six volunteer control subjects had carpal tunnel pressures measured with their wrist in neutral position, maximum flexion, and maximum extension. The wrist was then repetitively flexed and extended to maximum position at a rate of 30 full cycles per minute for 1 minute. Pressures were then continually monitored and recorded at 30-second intervals. The pressures were found to be significantly elevated… CONTINUE READING

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