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Vol:150 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14145
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

5 Year Outcomes of Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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OrthoEvidence. 5 Year Outcomes of Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. ACE Report. 2021;150(1):1. Available from:

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

Extended Follow-up of Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Oct 1;4(10): e2130753.

Contributing Authors:
M Hofer J Ranstam I Atroshi

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111 patients with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to receive an 80mg local steroid injection (methylprednisolone), 40mg local steroid injection, or placebo injection. Outcomes of interest included time to and rate of subsequent surgical intervention, Short-Form 36 (SF-36) bodily pain scores, treatment satisfaction, symptom severity score, and Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder...

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