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Sensory nerve conduction system for measurement of nerve velocity across the carpal tunnel

Jamaluddin, Nazrul Ikmal and Ahmad, Ida Laila (2019) Sensory nerve conduction system for measurement of nerve velocity across the carpal tunnel. In: Bioengineering principle and technology applications. Penerbit UTHM, pp. 63-71. ISBN 978-967-2306-26-9

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Abstract

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the basic fringe nerve issue that happens when the middle nerve keeps running from the lower arm into the palm of the hand, progresses toward becoming crushed or squeezed at the wrist and it has impressive work and medicinal services costs. There is dispute as to whether occupational factors increase the risk of occurrence of CTS, a disabling condition with a self-reported prevalence of 1.55%and direct medical costs of more than one billion dollars each year in United States adults [1]-[2]. There are numerous electrodiagnostic techniques have been produced to aid the conclusion of CTS, the most common nerve entrapment syndrome [3]-[4]. However, there is no consensus as to which technique is the most sensitive or specific [5]-[6]. The conclusion of CTS can be made certainly in patients who present with the trademark history, physical examination discoveries, and electro-analytic irregularities yet certainty decreases as the introduction goes amiss from these trademark discoveries.�

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 21:49
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 21:49
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11959
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