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ACE Report #458
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Arthroscopic acromioplasty may provide no additional benefits for impingement syndrome


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

Does arthroscopic acromioplasty provide any additional value in the treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome? A 2-year Randomized Control Trial

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Oct;91(10):1326-34.

Contributing Authors: S Ketola J Lehtinen I Arnala M Nissinen H Westenius H Sintonen P Aronen Y T Konttinen A Malmivaara T Rousi

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Synopsis

140 patients suffering from stage two shoulder impingement were randomized to receive arthroscopic acromioplasty in combination with an exercise program or receive just an exercise program. This trial assessed the efficacy of arthroscopic acromioplasty for the treatment of shoulder impingement. The results from this trial indicated that arthroscopic arcomioplasty in combination with an exercise pr...

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