Association Between Environmental Particulate Matter and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2017 Nov 21;42(5):827-836. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
Department of Nephrology and Division of Clinical Toxicology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Background/aims: The deposition of β2-microglobulin induced by reactive inflammation causing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the complications of dialysis-related amyloidosis in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients. Air pollution levels, especially particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter of <2.5 mm (PM2. Read More