The Patient Perspective on Shared Decision Making in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


About this study

The purpose of this study is to understand the patient perspective on which decisions should be shared during the course of treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients (age 18 years or greater) with a diagnosis of carpal tunnel (CTS-6 score of 12.5 or greater, positive EMG/nerve velocity)
  • English fluency and literacy
  • Able to take informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children, patients with dementia and non-English speakers

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sanjeev Kakar, M.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Sanjeev Kakar M.D.


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