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2022 Jul 30

Skeletal Radiol

Ultrasound-guided hydrodistension for adhesive capsulitis: a longitudinal study on the effect of diabetes on treatment outcomes.


Dimitri-Pinheiro S, Klontzas ME, Pimenta M, Vassalou EE, Soares R, Karantanas AH
Skeletal Radiol. 2022 Jul 30.
PMID: 35908089.


The effect of diabetes on adhesive capsulitis (AC) and its impact on the outcomes of ultrasound (US)-guided hydrodistension of the glenohumeral joint are still unclear. We aimed to identify predictors of US-guided hydrodistension outcomes, while assessing the performance of the method in diabetic compared to non-diabetic patients.