Hyperosmolar dextrose injection for recalcitrant Osgood-Schlatter disease.

@article{Topol2011HyperosmolarDI,
  title={Hyperosmolar dextrose injection for recalcitrant Osgood-Schlatter disease.},
  author={Gast{\'o}n Andr{\'e}s Topol and Leandro Ariel Podesta and Kenneth Dean Reeves and Marcelo Francisco Raya and Bradley Dean Fullerton and Hung-Wen Yeh},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={128 5},
  pages={e1121-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the potential of dextrose injection versus lidocaine injection versus supervised usual care to reduce sport alteration and sport-related symptoms in adolescent athletes with Osgood-Schlatter disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS Girls aged 9 to 15 and boys aged 10 to 17 were randomly assigned to either therapist-supervised usual care or double-blind injection of 1% lidocaine solution with or without 12.5% dextrose. Injections were administered monthly for 3 months. All subjects… CONTINUE READING
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