The role of ultrasonographic measurements of the median nerve in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome.

@article{Yeilda2004TheRO,
  title={The role of ultrasonographic measurements of the median nerve in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome.},
  author={Ahmet Yeşildağ and Suleyman Kutluhan and Neriman Sengul and Hasan Rifat Koyuncuoglu and Orhan Oyar and Kezban Guler and Ufuk Kemal Gulsoy},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={910-5}
}
AIM The aim of study was to assess the usefulness of ultrasonographic measurements of the median nerve in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-six patients with carpal tunnel syndrome confirmed by electromyography and 45 asymptomatic controls were included in the study and underwent high-resolution ultrasonography of the wrists. The cross-sectional area and flattening ratio at the level of the pisiform bone of the proximal carpal tunnel were measured. Data… CONTINUE READING

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