Study to Analyze Patient Preferences in Outcome Measurements of Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


About this study

The purpose of this study is to elicit patient preference for patient-reported outcome measures in 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:

  • All new and follow-up patients visiting the orthopaedic hand service with suspected (later confirmed) or diagnosed carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Diagnosis with either CTS-6 score of 12.5 or greater, or positive nerve velocity.
  • Unilateral or bilateral.
  • Adults (age 18 and over).
  • English fluency and literacy.
  • Able to take informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Language barriers to completing questionnaire.

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.

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Contact information:

Sanjeev Kakar M.D.


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