publication . Article . 2018

Local administration of corticosteroids in treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

Kiselev, V. N.; Aleksandrov, N. Yu.; Korotkevich, M. M.;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 30 Apr 2018 Journal: Nervno-Myšečnye Bolezni, volume 8, issue 1, pages 10-19 (issn: 2222-8721, eissn: 2413-0443, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Abstract
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most frequent entrapment neuropathy. We performed a literature review of application of local corticosteroid injections. The main aim of the review is to outline the issues concerning indications for the treatment, efficiency and safety of the procedure, and the effect’s duration. Different techniques and different types of corticosteroids, outcomes of the local injections in comparsion with surgical treatment are discussed.
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free text keywords: median nerve, carpal tunnel syndrome, entrapment neuropathy, corticosteroid, local injection, electromyography, Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, RC346-429, Clinical Neurology, Neurology, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Surgical treatment, business.industry, business, Entrapment Neuropathy, Corticosteroid, medicine.drug_class, Carpal tunnel syndrome, medicine.disease, Electromyography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Median nerve, Local injection
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