5 Year Outcomes of Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Extended Follow-up of Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Netw Open. 2021 Oct 1;4(10): e2130753.
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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...