Trigger Finger Corticosteroid Injection With and Without Local Anesthetic
Trigger Finger Corticosteroid Injection With and Without Local Anesthetic: A Randomized, Double-Blind Controlled Trial.Hand (N Y) . 2021 Sep;16(5):619-623.
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Seventy three patients with a total of 110 trigger fingers undergoing corticosteroid injection for symptomatic trigger finger were randomized to receive the injection with local anesthetic (n=57 injections), or a normal saline placebo (n=53). The primary outcome of interest was pain utilizing the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) following the injection. The corticosteroid alone group demonstrated signi...
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