An overview of hand postures and aging on morphological changes of the median nerve

Ping Yeap Loh, Wen Liang Yeoh, Satoshi Muraki

    研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿学術誌査読

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    Background: High-resolution ultrasound is being widely used in carpal tunnel examination to understand morphological and biomechanical characteristics of the median nerve and surrounding anatomy structures. Main body: Healthy young and elderly men were recruited. The median nerve at proximal wrist region was examined by ultrasound imaging technique. A total of seven wrist angle was examined. Generally, the median nerve cross-sectional area of the elderly group is significantly larger than the young group. Short conclusion: Wrist posture in greater flexion or extension caused a larger decrease in the median nerve cross-sectional area across both groups.

    本文言語英語
    論文番号9
    ジャーナルJournal of physiological anthropology
    38
    1
    DOI
    出版ステータス出版済み - 8月 8 2019

    !!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • 人的要因と人間工学
    • 生理学
    • 整形外科およびスポーツ医学
    • 人類学
    • 公衆衛生学、環境および労働衛生
    • 生理学(医学)

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