International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
2017, Volume 3 Issue 4
Effectiveness of injection triamcinolone in bicipital tendinitis
Author(s): Dr. Samiulla Shariff, Dr. Ramprasad Rai and Dr. Harshraj K
Abstract: Context: Bicipital tendinitis is one of common causes for painful shoulder conditions. It has remarkable impact on the patients personal and professional life with affection on activities of daily living leading to severe economic consequences.
Aim: To Evaluate the outcome of Local steroid injection in Bicipital Tendinitis.
Materials and Methods: This is a prospective study conducted on 22 patients who are diagnosed to have bicipital tendinitis confirmed by clinical tests and radiological investigations at Father Muller medical college, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
Results: In 22 cases diagnosed to have bicipital tendinitis, females were found to have more preponderance 72.73% and the dominant side is affected commonly 72.27%.p value is significant p <0.001 in pre injection and post injection of local steroid.
Conclusion: Local steroid injection is proved effective in improving the symptoms.
Financial Support and Sponsorship: Nil.
Conflicts Of Interest: None declared.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Samiulla Shariff, Dr. Ramprasad Rai, Dr. Harshraj K. Effectiveness of injection triamcinolone in bicipital tendinitis. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(4):352-356. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i4e.49