Are you a candidate for a Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

Are you a candidate for a Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

Kamath and Stothard Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire
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A score of 5 or more is recommended for use of the test as a diagnostic screening tool to replace nerve conduction studies (NCS). (1) When the score was more than or equal to 5, 90% of patients had a positive NCS. (2) A score of less than 3 correlated 100% to negative NCS. Only Patients with a score of 3 or 4 and with a equivocal signs and symptoms should undergo NCS. (2)

 

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References: 1. Kamath V. Stothard J. A Clinical questionnaire for the diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Hand Surg Br. 2003 Oct;28(5):455-9.
2. Sangram BS et al. Can we accurately predict nerve conduction study outcome using a Carpal Tunnel Syndrome questionnaire? Surgeon. 2019 Mar 29. pii:S1479-666X(19)30031-9.

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