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Mozaffarian K, Owjimehr M, Eskandari Sani B, Mokarami F, Sharifzadeh R. Carpal Tunnel Release Outcomes in Diabetic Versus Non-Diabetic Patients. J. Res. Orthop. Sci. 2015; 2 (2)
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1- Bone and Joint Disease Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2- Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Imam Reza Hospital, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compressive neuropathy. Diabetes mellitus is the most common disease that predisposes the patients to CTS. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease and diabetics nerve is more susceptible to compression at known sites of anatomic constrains such as in the carpal tunnel; clinical results of carpal tunnel release has been questioned not to be as good as non-diabetic patients.
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Subject: Knee surgery
Received: 2019/09/9 | Accepted: 2015/05/15 | Published: 2015/05/15

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