Sham Injection

The injection of a placebo or agent that simulates a drug being administered in a clinical trial
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Patients were randomly divided into 4 groups: sham injection + prompt laser, 0.
Group 1 consisted of 8 rats, injected on day 0 and sacrificed on day 14; 3 received sham injection, 5 received Botox[R] injection.
The multi-centre, double-masked, sham-controlled trial was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of aflibercept solution, with three quarters of patients receiving an injection of aflibercept solution and one quarter receiving a sham injection.
For experiments involving injections, three treatments were used: (1) intact controls (no injection), (2) sham injection (injection of crustacean saline), and (3) injection of eyestalk extract.
Four to six months after the injection, the total number of hot flashes wasn't significantly different between the real- and sham-treated groups, but the number of moderate to severe hot flashes was cut in half for women who got the real nerve block (52 percent) compared with just 4 percent for the women who got the sham injection.
1 ml), Group B, patients received sham injection, while Group C patients received topical bevacizumab (2.
Bees that got IRS-inhibiting injections collected more pollen than bees given a sham injection.
Two trials involving about two hundred patients, published in the August 6th issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, found that vertebroplasty--which costs $2,500 or more, plus $1,000 to $2,000 for an MRI scan--was no better than a sham injection for relieving back pain from spinal fractures.
In a prospective double-blind study of 64 women who suffered inadvertent dural puncture with a 17-gauge epidural needle and were randomized to receive either a prophylactic blood patch or a sham injection, the incidence of postdural puncture headache (PDPH) was identical in both groups (56%).
5 mg Lucentis (n=252) or sham injection (control group, n=257).
5 mg plus sham laser treatment, ranibizumab plus active laser treatment, and sham injection plus active laser treatment.