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Volume:1 Issue:8 Number:483 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #3410
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Subacromial injections inaccurate regardless of infiltration method or surgeon confidence

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Accuracy of Subacromial Injections: A Prospective Randomized Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study

Arthroscopy. 2006 Mar;22(3):277-82.

Contributing Authors: HE Henkus RG Nelissen ER van Arkel LP Cobben EG Coerkamp

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33 patients with clinical signs of subacromial impingement were randomised to undergo a subacromial injection for pain management using either a posterior or anteromedial approach. The primary outcome was the accuracy of the injection based on clinical and radiographic (MRI) results. The findings based on this study indicated that subacromial injections were inaccurate regardless of infiltration m...

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