Accuracy of the biceps tendon sheath injection: ultrasound-guided or unguided injection? A randomized controlled trial.

@article{Hashiuchi2011AccuracyOT,
  title={Accuracy of the biceps tendon sheath injection: ultrasound-guided or unguided injection? A randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Tomohisa Hashiuchi and Goro Sakurai and Mitsutoshi Morimoto and Tatsuya Komei and Yoshinori Takakura and Yasuhito Tanaka},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={1069-73}
}
BACKGROUND Patients often localize pain in the anterior shoulder; however, this patient-localized pain does not necessarily correlate to the location of disease. Unguided shoulder injections are common in clinical practice. The accuracy of unguided biceps tendon sheath injections has not been studied. Patient management may be aided by the knowledge of injection accuracy. This study compared the accuracy of ultrasound-guided biceps tendon sheath injection with unguided injection. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING

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