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Safety and Efficacy of Methylprednisolone Infiltration in Anserine Bursitis Treatment

Information source: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Bursitis

Intervention: EXPERIMENTAL (Drug); PLACEBO (Drug)

Phase: Phase 2

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Mario Alberto Garza Elizondo, MD, Study Director, Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León


To investigate the safety and efficacy of methylprednisolone infiltration in anserine bursitis treatment

Clinical Details

Official title: Phase 2 Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled, Clinical Trial for Safety and Efficacy of Methylprednisolone Infiltration in Anserine Bursitis Treatment

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: WOMAC score

Secondary outcome:

VAS satisfaction




Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 90 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Clinical diagnosis of anserine bursitis

Exclusion Criteria:

- Intraarticular pathology that reflects pain in the medial part of the knee

Locations and Contacts

Hospital Universitario "José Eleuterio González", Monterrey, Nuevo León 66024, Mexico
Additional Information

Related publications:

Alvarez-Nemegyei J, Canoso JJ. Evidence-Based Soft Tissue Rheumatology IV: Anserine Bursitis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2004 Aug;10(4):205-6.

Calvo-Alén J, Rua-Figueroa I, Erausquin C. Anserine bursitis treatment: local corticoesteroid injction against NSAID: a prospective study [Spanish]. Rev Esp Reumatol. 1993;20:13-15.

Starting date: September 2009
Last updated: September 17, 2010

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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