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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 55--61

“Carpal tunnel syndrome:” A bibliometric study of 35 years of research


Central Library, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India

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Dr. Shri Ram
Central Library, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala - 147 004, Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.250698

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a disease caused by compression of the median nerve passing through the wrist. Patients suffer from severe pain and paresthesis in the median nerve. Compression of the median nerve occurs, with prolonged working on keyboards (computer or laptop or music players) being one of the reasons along with others such as diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis. CTS research holds great promise for the patients as well as doctors for better medical treatment. The study has been carried out with an objective to analyze research progress based on the literature published on CTS during the last 35 years. The retrospective study has been carried out from the data indexed in SCOPUS multidisciplinary database from 1983 to 2017 (35 years). The study involves analysis of publication trends in terms of total articles, productive countries, institutions, journals, productive authors, most cited articles along with impact in terms of citation and h-Index. The SCOPUS database yielded 13187 articles during the study period. These articles were analyzed further for interpreting results. In the last 35 years, the number of scientific publications on CTS has been increasing with an annual growth rate of 9.86% per year. USA has been the most productive country. Literature pertaining to females is more than clinical studies involving males.






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