Effects of diabetes mellitus on the rate of carpal tunnel release


  • Mohammed Ali Tishreen University


This study aims to evaluate the effects of diabetes mellitus DM on the success rate of the carpal tunnel operation by performing surgery on a group of diabetic patients (70 patients.

 The percentage of females was 65.7% compared to 34.2% of males.

The most common age of Entrapment was between 40-49 years.

 The injury was bilateral in 68.5% of patients and unilateral in 31% of the patients.

The study showed that all patients were the owners of stressful work of the wrist.

The symptoms were distributed between sensory and motor symptoms together by 58.5% compared to 41.42% who had sensory symptoms only.

After performing the carpal tunnel releasing operation for patients, it was found that there was an improvement in symptoms, with a percentage of 92.8%, compared to 7.14%, but there was no improvement or disappearance of symptoms (this is after monitoring for 2 weeks after the surgery.



How to Cite

علي م. Effects of diabetes mellitus on the rate of carpal tunnel release. Tuj-hlth [Internet]. 2023Mar.1 [cited 2024Jul.15];44(6):11-20. Available from: https://journal.tishreen.edu.sy/index.php/hlthscnc/article/view/13950

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