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Volume:8 Issue:2 Number:106 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #10176
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

ECRB release not significantly different than sham surgery for improvement of lateral epicondylitis


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OrthoEvidence. ECRB release not significantly different than sham surgery for improvement of lateral epicondylitis. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):106. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10176

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Surgical Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;46(5):1106-1113

Contributing Authors: M Kroslak GAC Murrell

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Synopsis

26 patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis were randomized to mini-open release of the extensor carpi radialis brevis or to sham surgery with incision and exposure of the ECRB. Based on the available results, there were no significant differences between the ECRB release group and sham group in patient-reported pain frequency, pain severity, elbow stiffness, functional difficulty, elbow range ...

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