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Acupotomy for the Treatment of Tenosynovitis in Hand Flexor Tendons: A Meta-Analysis

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January 2023

Acupotomy for the Treatment of Tenosynovitis in Hand Flexor Tendons: A Meta-Analysis

Vol: 303| Issue: 1| Number:13| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Acupotomy in the treatment of tenosynovitis of hand flexor tendons: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Nov 11;101(45):e31504.

Contributing Authors:
D Li X Wang T Fang Y Chen S Xiang J Qi C Liang C Ren X Zhao Z Qiu F Liu X Yan

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Synopsis

Eleven randomized controlled trials with a total of 828 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing acupotomy vs. conventional therapy for the treatment of tenosynovitis of the hand flexor tendon. The outcomes of interest included effective rate, cure rate, and Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores. The results of this study found significantly favourable pooled effective rate, cure rat...

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