Sham Injection

The injection of a placebo or agent that simulates a drug being administered in a clinical trial
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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.
Subjects will receive either OTO-201 or sham injection in both ears during the operation and will be evaluated for the primary endpoint on days 4, 8 and 15 post surgery.
26), 24% of the treated patients achieved resolution compared to 12% in the sham injection arm
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).
The MIVI II DME trial was a Phase IIa, randomized, double masked, sham injection controlled, dose ascending clinical trial evaluating the safety and initial efficacy of intravitreal microplasmin (25, 75 and 125 micro g) for the treatment of patients with Diabetic Macular Edema, a particular form of diabetic retinopathy.
The MIVI II DME trial is a Phase II, randomized, double masked, sham injection controlled, dose ascending clinical trial evaluating the safety and initial efficacy of intravitreal microplasmin for the treatment of patients with Diabetic Macular Edema, a particular form of diabetic retinopathy.
Professor Peter Stalmans had previously presented positive one month follow-up results in the first 30 patients (6 patients received a sham injection and 24 patients received microplasmin injection) at the American Society of Retinal Specialists Meeting on Dec.
In this study, 40 of 60 patients in the steroid group and 45 of 60 in the sham injection group had strictures smaller than 13 mm, and the therapeutic benefit of the steroid injections was entirely limited to these strictures.