Similar Outcomes for Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy vs. Surgery for Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy
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OrthoEvidence. Similar Outcomes for Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy vs. Surgery for Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy . ACE Report. 2021;69(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13812
Lateral elbow tendinopathy: surgery versus extracorporeal shock wave therapyHand Surg Rehabil. 2021 Jun;40(3): 263-267.
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Twenty nine patients with lateral elbow tendinopathy were randomized to receive extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) (n=14) or surgical common extensor release (n=15). The primary outcome of interest was patient reported outcomes as evaluated by the Verhaar criteria. Secondary outcomes included patient satisfaction and mean improvement. There was no significant difference in the proportion of ...
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