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Volume:7 Issue:2 Number:133 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #11230
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Higher rate of injection accuracy with midlateral vs posterior subacromial injection


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

A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing the Effectiveness of Midlateral and Posterior Subacromial Steroid Injections

Orthopedics. 2019 Jan 1;42(1):e44-e50. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20181109-03

Contributing Authors: S Laoratanavoraphong P Ganokroj L Matrakool P Limsuwarn T Sissaynarane C Yimvassana J Ratanawarinchai

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Synopsis

50 patients with subacromial pain were randomized to subacromial injection through a midlateral or posterior approach using anatomical landmarks. The primary outcome was rate of intrabursal injection, measured on radiograph using contrast medium administered with injection. Secondary outcomes included pain and shoulder function at 30 minutes after injection. Results demonstrated a significantly hi...

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