Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Pain Research and Management
Volume 2017, Article ID 8098473, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8098473
Research Article

The Effect of Carpal Tunnel Release on Neuropathic Pain in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, 5-1-1 Nabeshima, Saga 849-8501, Japan
2Tsuruta Orthopaedic Clinic, No. 1241-6, Katsu, Ushizu-cho, Ogi City, Saga 849-0306, Japan
3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saga Insurance Hospital, Saga 849-8522, Japan
4Sakaemachi Orthopaedic Clinic, 2-8 Sakaemachi, Saga City, Saga 840-0803, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Motoki Sonohata; pj.oc.oohay@9179cpe

Received 24 April 2017; Revised 22 June 2017; Accepted 24 July 2017; Published 10 September 2017

Academic Editor: Panagiotis Zis

Copyright © 2017 Motoki Sonohata et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. D. P. Bland, “Carpal tunnel syndrome,” British Medical Journal, vol. 335, no. 7615, pp. 343–346, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. I. Atroshi, C. Gummesson, R. Johnsson, E. Ornstein, J. Ranstam, and I. Rosén, “Prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in a general population,” The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 282, no. 2, pp. 153–158, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. P. J. Jenkins, A. C. Watts, A. D. Duckworth, and J. E. McEachan, “Socioeconomic deprivation and the epidemiology of carpal tunnel syndrome,” Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 123–129, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. A. M. Gerritsen, M. C. T. F. M. De Krom, M. A. Struijs, R. J. P. M. Scholten, H. C. W. De Vet, and L. M. Bouter, “Conservative treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials,” Journal of Neurology, vol. 249, no. 3, pp. 272–280, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Michalsen, S. Bock, R. Lüdtke et al., “Effects of Traditional Cupping Therapy in Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” Journal of Pain, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 601–608, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. P. S. Yung, L. K. Hung, C. W. Tong et al., “Carpal tunnel release with a limited palmar incision: clinical results and pillar pain at 18 months follow-up,” Hand Surgery, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 29–35, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  7. C. Daousi, I. A. MacFarlane, A. Woodward, T. J. Nurmikkot, P. E. Bundred, and S. J. Benbow, “Chronic painful peripheral neuropathy in an urban community: a controlled comparison of people with and without diabetes,” Diabetic Medicine, vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 976–982, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. P. J. Siddall, J. M. McClelland, S. B. Rutkowski, and M. J. Cousins, “A longitudinal study of the prevalence and characteristics of pain in the first 5 years following spinal cord injury,” Pain, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 249–257, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. R. Freynhagen, R. Baron, U. Gockel, and T. R. Tölle, “painDETECT: a new screening questionnaire to identify neuropathic components in patients with back pain,” Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 1911–1920, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. M. Bennett, “The LANSS pain scale: the Leeds assessment of neuropathic symptoms and signs,” Pain, vol. 92, no. 1-2, pp. 147–157, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. D. Bouhassira, N. Attal, H. Alchaar et al., “Comparison of pain syndromes associated with nervous or somatic lesions and development of a new neuropathic pain diagnostic questionnaire (DN4),” Pain, vol. 114, no. 1-2, pp. 29–36, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. S. E. Gwilym, H. C. L. Oag, I. Tracey, and A. J. Carr, “Evidence that central sensitisation is present in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome and influences the outcome after surgery,” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B, vol. 93, no. 4, pp. 498–502, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. S. Ohtori, S. Orita, M. Yamashita et al., “Existence of a neuropathic pain component in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee,” Yonsei Medical Journal, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 801–805, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. J. Scholz and C. J. Woolf, “Can we conquer pain?” Nature Neuroscience, vol. 5, pp. 1062–1067, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. M. Sonohata, “The Relationship Between Neuropathic Pain, and the Function of the Upper Limbs Based on Clinical Severity According to Electrophysiological Studies in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,” The Open Orthopaedics Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 99–102, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. M. Sonohata, T. Tsuruta, H. Mine et al., “Clinical characteristics of neuropathic pain in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.,” Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 43–48, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. H. Vaghn, “Manual muscle testing of the upper extremity,” in Current practice in orthopaedic surgery, J. P. Adams, Ed., vol. 3, pp. 225–250, The C.V. MOSBY COMPANY, Saint Louis, 1966. View at Google Scholar
  18. T. Imaeda, S. Toh, and Y. Nakao, “Validation of the japanese society for surgery of the handversion of the disability of the arm, shoulder, and hand questionnaire,” Journal of Orthopaedic Science, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 353–359, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  19. T. Imaeda, S. Toh, T. Wada et al., “Validation of the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand version of the Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (QuickDASH-JSSH) questionnaire,” Journal of Orthopaedic Science, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 248–253, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. K. C. Chung, M. S. Pillsbury, M. R. Walters, and R. A. Hayward, “Reliability and validity testing of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire,” The Journal of Hand Surgery, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 575–587, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  21. B. M. Huisstede, M. S. Randsdorp, J. H. Coert, S. Glerum, M. van Middelkoop, and B. W. Koes, “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Part II: Effectiveness of Surgical Treatments-A Systematic Review,” Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 91, no. 7, pp. 1005–1024, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. D. H. Lalonde, “Evidence-based medicine: Carpal tunnel syndrome,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 133, no. 5, pp. 1234–1240, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  23. M. P. Jensen, A. R. Gammaitoni, D. O. Olaleye, N. Oleka, S. R. Nalamachu, and B. S. Galer, “The Pain Quality Assessment Scale: Assessment of Pain Quality in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,” Journal of Pain, vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 823–832, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. A. Caraceni and R. K. Portenoy, “An international survey of cancer pain characteristics and syndromes,” Pain, vol. 82, no. 3, pp. 263–274, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. D. W. Levine, B. P. Simmons, M. J. Koris et al., “A self-administered questionnaire for the assessment of severity of symptoms and functional status in carpal tunnel syndrome,” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol. 75, no. 11, pp. 1585–1592, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. D. R. Kenshalo Sr., “Somesthetic sensitivity in young and elderly humans,” Journals of Gerontology, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 732–742, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. R. H. Dworkin, A. B. O'Connor, M. Backonja et al., “Pharmacologic management of neuropathic pain: evidence-based recommendations,” Pain, vol. 132, no. 3, pp. 237–251, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. N. Attal, G. Cruccu, R. Baron et al., “EFNS guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain: 2010 revision,” European Journal of Neurology, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1113–1123, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. T. Tan, P. Barry, S. Reken, and M. Baker, “Pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in non-specialist settings: Summary of NICE guidance,” BMJ (Online), vol. 340, no. 7748, Article ID c1079, p. 707, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. M. Dauri, S. Faria, A. Gatti, L. Celidonio, R. Carpenedo, and A. F. Sabato, “Gabapentin and pregabalin for the acute post-operative pain management. A systematic-narrative review of the recent clinical evidences,” Current Drug Targets, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 716–733, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. I. Duman, K. Aydemir, A. Ozgul, and T. A. Kalyon, “Assessment of the efficacy of gabapentin in carpal tunnel syndrome,” Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 175–177, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. A. Erdemoglu, “The efficacy and safety of gabapentin in carpal tunnel patients: Open label trial,” Neurology India, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 300–303, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. A. C. F. Hui, S. M. Wong, H. W. Leung, B. L. Man, E. Yu, and L. K. S. Wong, “Gabapentin for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: A randomized controlled trial,” European Journal of Neurology, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 726–730, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus