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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:28 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8658
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AAOS 2016: Arthroscopic release versus manipulation under anesthesia in frozen shoulder

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: Arthroscopic release versus manipulation under anesthesia in frozen shoulder. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):28. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8658

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

Arthroscopic Capsular Release versus Manipulation under Anesthesia in the Management of Adhesive Capsulitis

Contributing Authors: WS Osman J Elfar AM Saeed

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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.


53 patients (60 shoulders) with adhesive capsulitis were included in this study. Patients were randomized to treatment with either an arthroscopic release procedure or manipulation under general anesthesia. The study was conducted in an effort to determine which of the two procedures yielded optimal outcomes. The findings from this trial indicated largely comparable pain and function outcomes betw...

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