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Volume:7 Issue:6 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #11812
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Assessing the efficacy of additional steroid injection to percutaneous trigger finger release


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

Effects of simultaneous steroid injection after percutaneous trigger finger release: a randomized controlled trial

J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 May;44(4):372-378. doi: 10.1177/1753193418813771

Contributing Authors: M Jegal SJ Woo MJ Park H Il Lee JW Shim

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Synopsis

112 patients with trigger finger were randomized to percutaneous release of the A1 pulley with or without the addition of a steroid injection. Patients were assessed after 3 weeks and 3 months for outcome on a patient global impression of improvement scale, modified Quinnell grade, and pain on a visual analog scale. Results demonstrated significantly better scores in the group which received the a...

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