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ACE Report #7877
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

ISAKOS 2015: Local analgesic injection location after rotator cuff repair not significant

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

Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Location of Steroid Injections After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Contributing Authors: HJ Lee YS Kim SH Bae SE Kim I Park JH Ok

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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.


121 patients with rotator cuff tear were randomized to a postoperative injection of bupicacaine (20ml) and lidocaine (10ml) at the glenohumeral joint, subacromial space, or both areas. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of local injections pertaining to different locations in the shoulder. Findings demonstrated no significant differences in efficacy for pain relief between diffe...

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