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Ultrasound for diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: comparison of different methods to determine median nerve volume and value of power Doppler sonography
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    In response: "Paying attention to carpal tunnel contents lesions: ultrasound for evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome"
    • Christian Dejaco, Dr
    • Other Contributors:
      • Martin Stradner, Dorothea Zauner, Werner Seel, Nicole Elisabeth Simmet, Alexander Klammer, Petra Heitzer, Kerstin Brickmann, Judith Gretler, Florentine F?rst-Moazedi, Rene Thonhofer, Rusmir Husic, Josef Hermann, Winfried B. Graninger, Stefan Quasthoff

    Dear Editor,

    our and several previous studies demonstrated a high diagnostic value of ultrasound for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) [1,2]. Among the various abnormalities within the carpal tunnel reported, the increase of the cross -sectional area (CSA) of the median nerve is the most commonly studied ultrasound abnormality [3]. In addition, ultrasound allows the identification of secondary causes of CTS such as sy...

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    Paying attention to carpal tunnel contents lesions: ultrasound for evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Jiaan Zhu, Associate Director
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      • Fang Liu

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the report by Dejaco and co-authors related to diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) by ultrasound [1]. Dejaco et al. compared ultrasound measurement of median nerve cross- sectional area (CSA) at different anatomical landmarks in great detail and evaluated the value of intranerval power Doppler signals for CTS diagnosis. It provided a good data support for the ultrasonic...

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