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        • Empirical Treatment of Uncomplicated Septic Olecranon Bursitis Without Aspiration
          Journal of Hand SurgeryVol. 45Issue 1
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            Although aspiration of septic olecranon bursitis is recommended in the literature, no high-level evidence exists to support this practice. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively compare the results of traditional bursal aspiration (TBA) with empirical management without aspiration (EM). We hypothesized that EM of uncomplicated septic olecranon bursitis results in resolution, with fewer chronic draining sinuses and less progression to bursectomy.
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