Ultrasonography versus nerve conduction study in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: substantive or complementary tests?

@article{Miedany2004UltrasonographyVN,
  title={Ultrasonography versus nerve conduction study in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: substantive or complementary tests?},
  author={Y El Miedany and Soheir Abdel Aty and Samia Ashour},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={887-95}
}
OBJECTIVE Our aim is to assess the optimal discriminatory sonographic criteria and relevant threshold values in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to evaluate quantitative ultrasonography (US) as a tool for diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome in comparison with electrophysiological study. METHODS Seventy-eight patients with CTS and 78 asymptomatic controls were assessed and underwent ultrasonography of the wrists. All patients and controls… CONTINUE READING
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