The outcome of carpal tunnel decompression in patients with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Jenkins2012TheOO,
  title={The outcome of carpal tunnel decompression in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Paul J. Jenkins and Andrew D Duckworth and Adam C. Watts and Jane E. McEachan},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={
          811-4
        }
}
  • Paul J. Jenkins, Andrew D Duckworth, +1 author Jane E. McEachan
  • Published in
    The Journal of bone and joint…
    2012
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes mellitus is recognised as a risk factor for carpal tunnel syndrome. The response to treatment is unclear, and may be poorer than in non-diabetic patients. Previous randomised studies of interventions for carpal tunnel syndrome have specifically excluded diabetic patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of carpal tunnel syndrome in diabetic patients, and compare the outcome of carpal tunnel decompression with non-diabetic patients. The primary endpoint was… CONTINUE READING

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