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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:65 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8660
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AAOS 2016: Aspiration with vs. without steroid inj., vs. observation in olecranon bursitis

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: Aspiration with vs. without steroid inj., vs. observation in olecranon bursitis. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):65. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8660

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

Treatments of Non-Septic Olecranon Bursitis among Observation, Aspiration, and Aspiration with Steroid Injection

Contributing Authors: JY Kim

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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.


83 patients with olecranon bursitis without the present of infection were included in the study and randomized to undergo treatment with aspiration alone, aspiration in combination with a steroid injection, or simply observation. The study was conducted in order to determine which of the three treatment techniques yielded greater satisfaction, pain, and rates of resolution. Resolution rates were f...

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