Median nerve stiffness measurement by shear wave elastography: a potential sonographic method in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome

Kantarci F. , Ustabasioglu F. E. , Delil S., Olgun D. C. , Korkmazer B., Dikici A. S. , ...More

EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, vol.24, no.2, pp.434-440, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00330-013-3023-7
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.434-440
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


To measure the median nerve (MN) stiffness by quantitative shear wave elastography (SWE) at the carpal tunnel inlet and to determine whether SWE can be used in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).