The Effect of Centella Asiatica Cream on Scar Tenderness Who Underwent Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
The Effect of Centella Asiatica Cream on Scar Tenderness in Patients Who Underwent Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
PhaseEarly Phase 1
Lead SponsorKonya Numune Hospital
StatusCompleted No Results Posted
Indication/ConditionTo Prevent Scar Formation for Patients Underwent Surgery
Intervention/TreatmentundefinedCentella Asiatica Extract
The centella asiatica cream applied to the wrist after the CTR surgery was found to be beneficial in preventing the scar tenderness in the thenar and hypothenar regions of the hand.
Aim: This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of centella asiatica extract in a cream preparation for the prevention of scar tenderness formation in patients who underwent conventional open carpal tunnel release surgery.
All patients were asked about scar hypertrophy, scar tenderness, and pillar pain. The scar assessment was performed using the Vancouver Scar Scale (VSS) at the one, three and 6 months after surgery. Patients were asked to complete pre- and postoperative functional evaluations. The VAS score and QuickDASH test was used
Vancouver Scar Scale (VSS) at the one, three and 6 months after surgery
, Quick Disabilities of Arm Shoulder and Hand functional score (QuickDASH) and Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) test was used to determine overall hand function, activities of daily living, work performance, pain, aesthetics, and satisfaction with hand function
Inclusion Criteria: patient underwent open carpal tunnel release surgery - Exclusion Criteria:before hand surgery and recurrent carpal tunnel release surgery. -