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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:70 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #5052
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

NSAID injection of ketorolac improved UCLA scores & passive abduction in patients with SIS


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OrthoEvidence. NSAID injection of ketorolac improved UCLA scores & passive abduction in patients with SIS. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):70. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5052

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A double-blind randomized controlled trial comparing the effects of subacromial injection with corticosteroid versus NSAID in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 May;22(5):595-601. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2012.08.026. Epub 2012 Nov 22

Contributing Authors: KS Min P St Pierre PM Ryan BG Marchant CJ Wilson ED Arrington

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Synopsis

48 patients with subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) were randomized to receive a single subacromial injection of either the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), ketorolac, or the corticosteroid, triamcinolone, in order to determine which of the two was more effective in improving shoulder pain and function. Following assessments over a 4 week period, patients who received the NSAID inj...

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