[Acupuncture for carpal tunnel syndrome]
Department of Science and Technology - Brazilian Health Technology Assessment General Coordination
Record ID 32006001452
To evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture for carpal tunnel syndrome in the improvement of clinical condition.
Authors' recomendations: Current evidence does not show any significant benefits of acupuncture for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. Other non-surgical treatments do not yield significant benefitseither. More trials are necessary in order to compare treatments and examine benefit duration.
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://portal.saude.gov.br/portal/arquivos/pdf/acupunture_for_carpal_tunnel_syndrome.pdf
Year Published: 2005
URL for published report: http://126.96.36.199/rebrats/visao/sociedade/detEstudo.cfm?codigo=171&evento=6&v=true
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
- Acupuncture Therapy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Organisation Name: Coordenação-Geral de Fomento à Pesquisa e Avaliação de Tecnologias em Saúde, Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia
Contact Address: Ministerio da Saude, Secretaria de Ciencia, Tecnologia e Insumos Estrategicos, Departamento de Ciencia e Tecnologia, Esplanada dos Ministerios, Edificio sede; bl "G" - 8 andar - SL 834, CEP: 70058-900, Brasilia, DF Brazil, Tel: +55 61 3315 3197 Fax: +55 61 3315 3850
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