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Ultrasound (US)-Guided Versus Sham Ultrasound Corticosteroid (CS) Knee Injections

2014-08-27 03:17:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine if ultrasound-guided knee steroid injections are more effective than sham ultrasound knee steroid injections for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Intervention

Ultrasound, Sham ultrasound

Location

West Haven Veteran's Administration Medical Center
West Haven
Connecticut
United States
06516

Status

Recruiting

Source

VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:17-0400

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