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Combined ultrasound-guided needling and shockwave therapy for calcifying tendonitis

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April 2014

Combined ultrasound-guided needling and shockwave therapy for calcifying tendonitis

Vol: 3| Issue: 4| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ultrasound-guided needling combined with shock-wave therapy for the treatment of calcifying tendonitis of the shoulder

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2005 Apr;87(4):501-7

Contributing Authors:
C Krasny M Enenkel N Aigner M Wlk F Landsiedl

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This trial randomized patients with calcific tendonitis to receive ultrasound-guided needling followed by high-energy shockwave therapy (Group I, n=40) or shock-wave therapy alone (Group II, n=40). After mean follow-up of 4.1 months, those in the Group I had better clinical results as measured by Shoulder Constant scores as well as radiographs showing a significant decrease in calcific deposits wh...

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