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Table 1 Baseline characteristics in two groups

From: Ultrasound-guided needle release of the transverse carpal ligament with and without corticosteroid injection for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

  Group A (n = 25 wrists) Group B (n = 25 wrists) P values
Cases 24 cases 25 cases NS
Age, years 50.52 ± 8.30 48.64 ± 6.78 0.385
Sex
 Male 5 8 0.376
 Female 19 17
BMI, kg/m2 22.48 ± 2.10 22.04 ± 2.37 0.493
Mean duration of disease, months 20.92.16 ± 9.18 19.32 ± 7.54 0.504
Lesion site
 Right 17 20 0.508
 Left 6 5
 Bilateral 1 0
  1. Group A, ultrasound-guided needle release of the transverse carpal ligament plus corticosteroid injection; Group B, single ultrasound-guided needle release of the transverse carpal ligament; BMI, Body Mass Index