Efficacy of Injections of Corticosteroids for Subacromial Impingement Syndrome*

@article{Blair1996EfficacyOI,
  title={Efficacy of Injections of Corticosteroids for Subacromial Impingement Syndrome*},
  author={Benjamin Blair and Andrew S. Rokito and Frances Cuomo and K L Jarolem and Joseph D. Zuckerman},
  journal={The Journal of Bone \& Joint Surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={78},
  pages={1685–9}
}
A prospective, randomized, controlled, double-blind clinical study was performed to determine the short-term efficacy of subacromial injection of corticosteroids for the treatment of subacromial impingement syndrome. Forty patients were randomized to receive either six milliliters of 1 per cent lidocaine without epinephrine (the control group) or two milliliters containing forty milligrams of triamcinolone acetonide per milliliter with four milliliters of 1 per cent lidocaine without… 

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