Distal vs. Proximal Approaches to Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Comparison of Distal and Proximal Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsPain Ther. 2022 Dec;11(4):1389-1402.
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Five studies involving 339 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing distal and proximal approaches to corticosteroid injection. Pooled outcomes of interest included the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire (BCTQ), pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), electrophysiological outcomes, pain on injection, duration of injection, and adverse ev...
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