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No significant difference in 12mo outcome of arthroscopic vs open release for lateral epicondylitis

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January 2019

No significant difference in 12mo outcome of arthroscopic vs open release for lateral epicondylitis

Vol: 8| Issue: 1| Number:10| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Arthroscopic Versus Open Lateral Release for the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Arthroscopy. 2018 Dec;34(12):3177-3184. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.07.008

Contributing Authors:
Y Zhang S McRae J Leiter P MacDonald J Dubberley T Clark

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Synopsis

75 patients with lateral epicondylitis and scheduled for release of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) origin were randomized to either arthroscopic or open surgery. Patients were assessed over the first 12 months after surgery for the primary outcome of disability on the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand score, and secondary outcomes of pain, function on the Patient Rated Tennis ...

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