Attention in the press and in trade publications has created a widespread public awareness of carpal tunnel syndrome, the most frequently encountered peripheral compression neuropathy. Diagnosis and treatment is facilitated by familiarity with its stages of presentation, association with various pathologies, and appropriated use of predictive tests. Controversial issues in operative management are explored based on the introduction of some new techniques and some old ideas.





Polls results
1

On a scale of 1 to 10, rate how much this article will change your clinical practice?

NO change
BIG change
58% Article relates to my practice (7/12)
25% Article does not relate to my practice (3/12)
16% Undecided (2/12)
2

Will this article lead to more cost-effective healthcare?

50% Yes (6/12)
25% No (3/12)
25% Undecided (3/12)
3

Was this article biased? (commercial or personal)

0% Yes (0/12)
83% No (10/12)
16% Undecided (2/12)
4

What level of evidence do you think this article is?

8% Level 1 (1/12)
0% Level 2 (0/12)
33% Level 3 (4/12)
41% Level 4 (5/12)
16% Level 5 (2/12)