An Update to the Present Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) Nerve Conduction Grading Tool
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 20, 2020
The severity of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) may be categorised in a number of ways and utilising one of a range of presently available grading tools. The grading systems proposed by Bland and Padua, et al. are most commonly used. However, both are not without limitations, which are discussed comprehensively in this paper. The aim of this research is to establish, using best available evidence, a clinically appropriate revision of the current CTS nerve conduction grading tool and to evaluate its...
Adult Patients who were Breastfed are Less Anxious but Suffer More Frequently of Non-Diarrheic Functional Bowel Disorders
Michel Bouchoucha, Ghislain Devroede, Pierre Rompteaux, Florence Mary, Bakhtiar Bejou and Robert Benamouzig
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 04, 2019
Many patients have persistent and recurring GI symptoms attributed to the digestive system. The Rome criteria, a classification of the functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) has been proposed, for FGIDS not associated to any structural or biochemical abnormalities. These disorders can affect any part of the GI tract (esophagus, stomach, colon, terminal intestine). FGIDs are not psychiatric disorders, although stress and psychological difficulties can make FGIDs worse. There are three prim...