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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:59 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #6528
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

EFORT: Open Release vs. Radiofrequency Microtentomy for Lateral Epicondylitis

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OrthoEvidence. EFORT: Open Release vs. Radiofrequency Microtentomy for Lateral Epicondylitis. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):59. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6528

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial Of Open Release Vs. Radiofrequency Microtenotomy In The Treatment Of Lateral Epicondylitis. Initial Results

Contributing Authors: K Hamlin S Barker S McKenna C Munro K Kumar

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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.


46 patients demonstrating over 6 months of Lateral Epicondylitis symptoms were randomized to evaluate the efficacy of open fixation against radiofrequency microtenotomy (RFMT) over 12 months. Patients were evaluated based on Grip Strength, Disability of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH), and pain scores. The initial 6 week evidence presented in this conference reported demonstrated comparable strengt...

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