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Injection versus Decompression for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-Pilot trial (INDICATE-P)-protocol for a randomised feasibility study.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the commonest peripheral nerve disorder in the UK, with over 52,996 carpal tunnel decompressions performed in 2011. By 2030, this figure is estimated to double. Whilst evidence supports conservative measures for mild symptoms, and early surgery for severe symptoms, controversy remains over the most appropriate management for patients that present with moderate disease, with regard to early surgery or late surgery following steroid injection. Inj...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s40814-017-0134-y

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Pilot and Feasibility Studies Journal website
Volume:
3
Pages:
20
Publication date:
2017-04-24
Acceptance date:
2017-04-04
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EISSN:
2055-5784
Source identifiers:
692406
Language:
English
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pubs:692406
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pubs:692406
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2017-05-11

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