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Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455


Purpose:

To compare local steroid injections to local Botulinum toxin A injection in a double-blinded study.


Study summary:

To compare local steroid injections to local Botulinum toxin A injection in a double-blinded study. The goal is to investigate if Botulinum toxin A injections are effective for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome compared to steroid injections in terms of pain relief and length of symptom alleviation.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Any individual with symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and a diagnosis of CTS either clinically or via EMG will be included into this study. There will be a total of 20 subjects displaying symptoms of CTS. The gender of the subjects will not determine enrollment. There is no requirement of male to female ratio for this study. There is no age cut-off or minimal age requirement to enroll in the study. No specific Racial or ethnic restrictions will be present for this study. Female subjects of childbearing potential (not surgically sterile or postmenopausal for at least 2 years) must have a negative pregnancy test at screening. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Any individual who has a diagnosis of CTS (by EMG or other means) but no symptoms of CTS will be excluded from this study. 2. Vulnerable subjects as defined as children, pregnant women, those with limited autonomy, decisional incapacity and prisoners will not be enrolled in this study. 3. Individuals with any history of carpal tunnel release surgery and recurrent or persistent symptoms will be excluded form this study. 4. Subject is pregnant or lactating.


NCT ID:

NCT00701233


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Dennis Dykstra, MD
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2018

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