Comparing the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided versus blind steroid injection in the treatment of severe carpal tunnel syndrome


Karaahmet O. Z. , Gurcay E., KARA M. , Serce A., Kirac Unal Z., Cakci A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.6, pp.1785-1790, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1704-97
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1785-1790
  • Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome, ultrasound-guided, blind, injection, corticosteroid, FUNCTIONAL STATUS, OUTCOMES

Abstract

Background/aim: This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of ultrasound (US)-guided injection versus blind injection of corticosteroids in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).