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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Randomized clinical trial of surgery versus conservative therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome [ISRCTN84286481]

  • Brook I Martin1,
  • Linda M Levenson1,
  • William Hollingworth3,
  • Michel Kliot4,
  • Patrick J Heagerty5,
  • Judith A Turner2 and
  • Jeffrey G Jarvik3Email author
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders20056:2

Received: 09 November 2004

Accepted: 18 January 2005

Published: 18 January 2005

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9 Nov 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Jan 2005 Author responded Author comments - Brook Martin
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Jan 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Jan 2005 Editorially accepted
18 Jan 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-6-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center
Department Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
Department of Radiology, University of Washington
Department Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center
Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington