BMC Surg 2022 Jun 7;22(1):221. Epub 2022 Jun 7.
Department of Ultrasonic, Sichuan Academy of Medical Sciences & Sichuan Provincal People's Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Electronic Scienceand Technology of China, No. 32, West Second Section, First Ring Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu, 610072, Sichuan, China.
Background: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of ultrasonography-guided needle release of A1 pulley combined with corticosteroid injection by comparing it with ultrasound-guided needle release of the A1 pulley alone.
Methods: A total of 49 patients (55 fingers, thumb) with trigger fingers were included in this retrospective study. Twenty-seven fingers were treated with ultrasound-guided needle release of the A1 pulley alone (monotherapy group), and 28 fingers were treated with needle release of the A1 pulley combined with corticosteroid injection (combination group). Read More