The role of neoangiogenesis and vascular endothelial growth factor in the development of carpal tunnel syndrome in patients with diabetes.

  title={The role of neoangiogenesis and vascular endothelial growth factor in the development of carpal tunnel syndrome in patients with diabetes.},
  author={Ayse Nur Deger and Hakkı Değer and Figen Taşer},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  volume={19 2},
OBJECTIVE Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an entrapment neuropathy which is caused by the disruption of blood supply in the median nerve under transverse carpal ligament. Systemic factors facilitate the formation of the syndrome. In this study, neovascularization in the subsynovial tissue and proliferative activity in the stroma are analyzed within the cases of diabetic and idiopathic CTS. MATERIALS AND METHODS Subsynovial connective tissue samples of 30 diabetes mellitus patients with CTS… 

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