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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:8 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12653
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Addition of Corticosteroid to MMA Does Not Affect Clinical Outcomes or Healing After RC Repair

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OrthoEvidence. Addition of Corticosteroid to MMA Does Not Affect Clinical Outcomes or Healing After RC Repair. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):8. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12653

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

How periarticular corticosteroid injections impact the integrity of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2020 Oct;106(6):1159-1166.

Contributing Authors: A Perdreau C Duysens T Joudet

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Fifty three patients with a complete tear of the supraspinatus (SSP) tendon undergoing an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to receive a subacromial multimodal analgesia injection (75mg ropivacaine) and a follow up injection of methylprednisolone plus morphine, or a saline injection. The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), the American Shoulder and E...

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