Nerve Entrapment in Diabetic Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 20, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 20, 2008
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Skane University Hospital

October 17, 2008
October 20, 2008
October 20, 2008
December 2003
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Sensory function (Semmens-Weinstein), motor function (Abductor Pollicis Brevis (APB)-strength, grip strength) [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 52 weeks ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Pillar pain, cold intolerance, and patient satisfaction. [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 52 weeks ]
Same as current
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Nerve Entrapment in Diabetic Patients
Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Release Among Diabetic Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. A Prospective Study With Matched Controls
The aim of this study is in a prospective, consecutive series of diabetic patients with carpal tunnel syndrome, who are then age and gender matched with non-diabetic patients having idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome to compare the clinical results after carpal tunnel release.
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Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Patients referred to a specialized hand clinic
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
  • Nerve Compression Syndromes
  • Diabetes Complications
Procedure: Outcome after carpal tunnel release
Follow the outcome after standard carpal tunnel release in diabetic and non-diabetic patients
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    Patients with diabetes and carpal tunnel syndrome
  • 2
    Non-diabetic patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
    Intervention: Procedure: Outcome after carpal tunnel release
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Same as current
April 2008
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis was based on clinical history and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • 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.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
LU 508-03
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Niels Thomsen, MD, Dept. of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
Skane University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Lars Dahlin, PHD
Skane University Hospital
October 2008