sham injectionJoe Segen2016-12-15T02:29:07+00:00
The injection of a placebo–e.g., saline solution, or agent that simulates a drug being administered parenterally in a clinical trial.
Sham injections are intended to reduce or eliminate trial subjects’ bias related to route of administration of an agent under evaluation in a clinical trial.
Reference Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb;130(2):190-4.