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Botulinum toxin injection for tennis elbow

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Nynke Smidt,

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    1. Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
    • Nynke Smidt, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, V0-7P (room 54), Leiden, Leiden, 2300 RC, Netherlands. n.smidt@lumc.nl.

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  • Ron A Dingjan,

    1. Medical Center De Beiaard, Oosterhout, Netherlands
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  • Rachelle Buchbinder,

    1. Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
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  • Willem JJ Assendelft

    1. Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the short (2 to 6 weeks), intermediate (6 weeks to 6 months) and long-term (6 months to 1 year) efficacy, effectiveness and safety of botulinum toxin injection therapy in patients with acute (less than 6 weeks), sub-acute (6 weeks to 13 weeks) and chronic (more than 13 weeks) lateral epicondylitis.

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