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Volume:2 Issue:11 Number:59 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #5822
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AAHS 2014: Trigger finger: Percutaneous release vs open surgery or steroid injection

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OrthoEvidence. AAHS 2014: Trigger finger: Percutaneous release vs open surgery or steroid injection. ACE Report. 2013;2(11):59. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5822

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of Percutaneous Release, Open Release, and Corticosteroid Injection in the Treatment of Trigger Digits: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Contributing Authors: Arash Izadpanah Ali Izadpanah Jonathan Kanevsky Eric Belzile Abdul Shararah Mario Luc Teanoosh Zadeh

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


26 studies were included in this meta-analysis to determine the optimal treatment for stenosing flexor tenosynovitis (trigger finger) by comparing percutaneous release (11 studies), open surgery (8 studies) and corticoid steroid injections (7 studies). The chance of success with percutaneous was 94%, compared to 92% in open release group and only 65% for steroid administration group. Open surgery ...

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