Usefulness of additional measurements of the median nerve with ultrasonography

@article{Claes2010UsefulnessOA,
  title={Usefulness of additional measurements of the median nerve with ultrasonography},
  author={Franka Claes and Jan J. Meulstee and Thea T. M. Claessen-Oude Luttikhuis and Patrick L. M. Huygen and Wim J. C. Verhagen},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={31},
  pages={721-725}
}
High resolution sonography is a relatively new diagnostic technique in diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Normal values in different studies, however, vary and this makes their practical use difficult. The aim of this study was to establish normal values for the median nerve cross-sectional area (CSA) and to investigate the value of measuring additional parameters. Ninety-eight wrists of 29 women and 25 men without signs or symptoms of CTS were included. Width and circumference of the… CONTINUE READING
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