عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Lymphedema due to breast cancer treatment has a wide range of complications, including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). This syndrome can cause breast cancer survivors to be disabled, so knowing its prevalence is essential for future action. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the frequency of carpal tunnel syndrome in breast cancer survivors with lymphedema in Tabriz medical centers.
Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed in Tabriz city health centers with the participation of 160 (estimation based on sample size formula) breast cancer survivors with available lymphedema in 1387-1988. Demographic data and Boston CTS Questionnaire (CTS) were used for the purposes of the study. Data were analyzed using Spearman correlation and regression tests with p