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Volume:6 Issue:3 Number:56 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9580
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AAOS2017: No differences after 1 year between surgery versus sham for chronic tennis elbow

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS2017: No differences after 1 year between surgery versus sham for chronic tennis elbow. ACE Report. 2017;6(3):56. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9580

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

Lateral Epicondylitis Surgery: A Prosp ective, Randomized, Double Blinded, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors: M Kroslak GAC Murrell

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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 patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis were randomized to either surgical intervention with the Nirschl technique, or to a sham procedure involving only incision and exposure of the extensor carpi radialis brevis. Patients were followed up postoperatively for 1 year. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in outcome measures of pain frequency or severity, function, ...

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