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Research Article

Clinical Usefulness of Oral Supplementation with Alpha-Lipoic Acid, Curcumin Phytosome, and B-Group Vitamins in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Undergoing Surgical Treatment

Table 3

Results of Tinel’s and Phalen’s tests (secondary study endpoints) in the four study visits.

Group AGroup BGroup C

Positive Tinel’s test, ( )60 (100%)60 (100%)18 (30%)*10 (16.6%)*58 (96.6%)57 (95%)14 (23.3%)*8 (13.3%)*57 (95%)57 (95%)15 (25%)*12 (20%)*
Positive Phalen’s test, ( )56 (93.3%)57 (95%)16 (26.6%)*12 (20%)*51 (85%)51 (85%)12 (20%)*4 (6.6%) *†53 (88.3%)55 (91.7%)13 (21.7%)*8 (13.3%)*

Data are expressed as counts and percentages. Statistically significant differences between Group A and Group B at the visit are marked in bold. versus baseline. versus Group A at .

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