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RCT | Shoulder stretching vs. shoulder muscle strength training for the prevention of baseball-related arm injuries

27 Jan, 2023 | 11:57h | UTC

Shoulder stretching versus shoulder muscle strength training for the prevention of baseball-related arm injuries: a randomized, active-controlled, open-label, non-inferiority study – Scientific Reports

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Preliminary study suggests decompression surgery may improve symptoms in neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:23h | UTC

Surgery Versus Continued Conservative Treatment for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: the First Randomised Clinical Trial (STOPNTOS Trial) – European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Related: Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:22h | UTC

Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


M-A | Intra-articular lidocaine vs. intravenous sedation for closed reduction of acute anterior shoulder dislocation in the emergency department

23 Jan, 2023 | 13:10h | UTC

Intra-articular lidocaine versus intravenous sedation for closed reduction of acute anterior shoulder dislocation in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine

 


SR | Clinical predictors of fracture in patients with shoulder dislocation

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:00h | UTC

Clinical predictors of fracture in patients with shoulder dislocation: systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy studies – Emergency Medicine

Journal (link to abstract – $ for full-text / free link to the article here)

 


RCT | Comparing bupivacaine alone to liposomal bupivacaine plus bupivacaine in interscalene blocks for total shoulder arthroplasty.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:36h | UTC

Comparing bupivacaine alone to liposomal bupivacaine plus bupivacaine in interscalene blocks for total shoulder arthroplasty: a randomized, non-inferiority trial – Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine

 


Pictorial Review | Nerve entrapment syndromes of the upper limb.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:25h | UTC

Nerve entrapment syndromes of the upper limb: a pictorial review – Insights into Imaging

 


SR | Global prevalence and incidence of shoulder pain.

13 Dec, 2022 | 14:09h | UTC

A systematic review of the global prevalence and incidence of shoulder pain – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

 


RCT | Comparison between different corticosteroid injection techniques in adhesive capsulitis.

21 Nov, 2022 | 14:18h | UTC

Comparison Between Corticosteroid Injection Into Coracohumeral Ligament and Inferior Glenohumeral Capsule and Corticosteroid Injection Into Posterior Glenohumeral Recess in Adhesive Capsulitis: A Prospective Randomized Trial – Pain Physician (PDF) 

 


M-A | Clinical effectiveness of tenotomy versus tenodesis for long head of biceps pathology.

13 Oct, 2022 | 13:41h | UTC

Clinical effectiveness of tenotomy versus tenodesis for long head of biceps pathology: a systematic review and meta-analysis – BMJ Open

 


Review | Regional anesthesia for shoulder surgery.

7 Oct, 2022 | 14:05h | UTC

Regional anesthesia for shoulder surgery – Minerva Anestesiologica

 


RCT | A postoperative multimodal opioid-sparing protocol can reduce opioid consumption after knee or shoulder arthroscopy.

5 Oct, 2022 | 13:57h | UTC

Effect of a Postoperative Multimodal Opioid-Sparing Protocol vs Standard Opioid Prescribing on Postoperative Opioid Consumption After Knee or Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Orthopedic surgery patients do fine without opioid painkillers – McMaster University

See also: Visual Abstract

Video Editor’s Note: Effect of an Opioid-Sparing Protocol vs Standard Prescribing on Opioid Consumption After Knee or Shoulder Arthroscopy

 


Cohort Study | Serious adverse event rates and reoperation after arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

8 Jul, 2022 | 11:49h | UTC

Serious adverse event rates and reoperation after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: population based cohort study – The BMJ

News Release: Overall risks of shoulder surgery low, but study finds significant risk of reoperation – BMJ Newsroom

 


RCT: Diclofenac–hyaluronate conjugate intra-articular injection for hip, ankle, shoulder, and elbow osteoarthritis.

1 Jul, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Diclofenac–hyaluronate conjugate (diclofenac etalhyaluronate) intra-articular injection for hip, ankle, shoulder, and elbow osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

 


RCT: Subacromial balloon spacer is not better than debridement only for irreparable rotator cuff tears of the shoulder.

25 Apr, 2022 | 00:27h | UTC

Subacromial balloon spacer for irreparable rotator cuff tears of the shoulder (START:REACTS): a group-sequential, double-blind, multicentre randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


International consensus meeting on venous thromboembolism in orthopedic surgery.

28 Mar, 2022 | 09:45h | UTC

Homepage: International Consensus Meeting on Venous Thromboembolism (free articles for a limited period)

Editorial

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: General

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE:: Foot & Ankle

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Hand & Wrist

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Hip & Knee

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Oncology

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Pediatric

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Shoulder & Elbow

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Sports

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Trauma

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Spine

 


Shoulder injury related to SARS-CoV-2 vaccine administration.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:40h | UTC

Shoulder injury related to SARS-CoV-2 vaccine administration – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Five-year follow-up of RCT: Arthroscopic subacromial decompression provided no benefit over diagnostic arthroscopy or exercise therapy on return to work in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome.

21 Oct, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

Return to work after subacromial decompression, diagnostic arthroscopy, or exercise therapy for shoulder impingement: a randomised, placebo-surgery controlled FIMPACT clinical trial with five-year follow-up – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Related:

Randomized Trial: Subacromial Decompression vs Diagnostic Arthroscopy for Shoulder Impingement

Research: Arthroscopic subacromial decompression for subacromial shoulder pain

BMJ Guideline: Subacromial Decompression Surgery For Adults With Shoulder Pain Does Not Improve Outcomes

Systematic Review: Subacromial Decompression Surgery for Rotator Cuff Disease

Systematic Review: Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears

 


Systematic review: Kinesio taping provides little or no benefit for rotator cuff disease.

16 Aug, 2021 | 00:52h | UTC

Kinesio taping for rotator cuff disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Kinesio taping for rotator cuff disease – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Progressive exercise compared with best practice advice, with or without corticosteroid injection, for the treatment of patients with rotator cuff disorders.

22 Jul, 2021 | 10:42h | UTC

Progressive exercise compared with best practice advice, with or without corticosteroid injection, for the treatment of patients with rotator cuff disorders (GRASP): a multicentre, pragmatic, 2 × 2 factorial, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

Commentaries: Optimising treatment for patients with rotator cuff disorders – The Lancet (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Consensus paper: Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:05h | UTC

Just published – Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system: a Delphi-based consensus paper from the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR)—part IV, hip – European Radiology

Other articles from the series:

Part I – shoulder

Part II – elbow and wrist

Part III – nerves of the upper limb

 


Meta-analysis: Comparison of Treatments for Frozen Shoulder

5 Mar, 2021 | 08:19h | UTC

Comparison of Treatments for Frozen Shoulder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Can IA Corticosteroids Turn Up the Heat on Frozen Shoulder Tx? – Physician’s Weekly

Related: Management of adults with primary frozen shoulder in secondary care (UK FROST): a multicentre, pragmatic, three-arm, superiority randomised clinical trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


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