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ACE Report #8926
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Aspiration+steroid vs compression bandage+NSAID vs aspiration alone in olecranon bursitis


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

A Randomized Trial Among Compression Plus Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs, Aspiration, and Aspiration With Steroid Injection for Nonseptic Olecranon Bursitis

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar;474(3):776-83

Contributing Authors: JY Kim SW Chung JH Kim JH Jung GY Sung KS Oh JS Lee

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Synopsis

90 patients with olecranon bursitis were randomized to undergo treatment with either a compression bandage and an NSAID, aspiration and a steroid injection, or aspiration alone. The study was conducted in order to evaluate which treatment method demonstrated the highest rate of symptomatic resolution, which method demonstrated earliest resolution, and which factors were associated with failed trea...

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