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Volume:3 Issue:7 Number:42 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5241
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

US-guided capsular distension with HA has similar benefits as corticosteroid in shoulder

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OrthoEvidence. US-guided capsular distension with HA has similar benefits as corticosteroid in shoulder. ACE Report. 2014;3(7):42. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5241

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

Treatment effects of ultrasound-guided capsular distension with hyaluronic acid in adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Feb;94(2):264-70. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.10.002. Epub 2012 Oct 12.

Contributing Authors: KD Park HS Nam JK Lee YJ Kim Y Park

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100 patients with adhesive capsulitis of shoulder were randomized to intra-articular (IA) injection of either 0.5% lidocaine plus triamcinolone 40mg or to 0.5% lidocaine plus hyaluronic acid 20mg and capsular distension, both performed every 2 weeks for 3 times. 6 weeks results after the last injection aimed to compare the two treatments using Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI), Verbal Num...

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