Carpal tunnel syndrome in long term hemodialysis patients


Kaleli T., Karaeminogullari O., Dilek K., Gedikoglu O.

7th Congress of the International-Federation-of-Societies-for-Surgery-of-the-Hand, Vancouver, Canada, 24 - 28 May 1998, pp.147-151 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Vancouver
  • Country: Canada
  • Page Numbers: pp.147-151

Abstract

The frequency of carpal tunnel syndrome in 95 patients who has been receiving long term hemodialysis in terms of hemodialysis period was investigated. Carpal tunnel syndrome was established in 9 (%41) out of 22 patients who were receiving hemodialysis for 8-16 years (group 1), in 6 (%14.6) out of 41 cases, which dialysis period was 4-8 years (group 2) and in 1 (%3) out of 32 cases, which dialysis period was 1-4 years (group 3).