The efficiency of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography in the diagnosis and staging of carpal tunnel syndrome


Arslan H., Yavuz A., Ilgen F. , Aycan A., Özgökçe M., Akdeniz H., ...More

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ULTRASONICS, vol.45, no.3, pp.453-459, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10396-017-0857-7
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ULTRASONICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-459

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to quantify the stiffness of the median nerve (MN) at the carpal tunnel inlet by acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography and to evaluate whether ARFI can be used in diagnosis and staging of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).