Nerve Morphology in Diabetic Patients

S

Skane University Hospital

Status

Completed

Conditions

Peripheral Neuropathy
Diabetes Complications
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Entrapment Neuropathies

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00856011
LU 508-03 (2003)

Details and patient eligibility

About

The underlying basis of carpal tunnel syndrome and the basis of its increased incidence in diabetes are unknown. The aim of this study was to quantified pathology in an uncompressed nerve (posterior interosseous nerve in the forearm between diabetic and non-diabetic patients with CTS.

Enrollment

46 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 80 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome based in clinical history and symptoms
  • Confirmed by nerve conduction studies

Exclusion Criteria

  • Other focal nerve entrapments
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Inflammatory joint disease
  • Renal failure
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Previous wrist fracture
  • Long-term exposure to vibrating tools
  • Age under 18

Trial design

46 participants in 2 patient groups

1
Description:
Diabetic patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
2
Description:
Non-diabetic patients with carpal tunnel syndrome

Trial contacts and locations

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