sham injection

sham injection2016-12-15T02:29:07+00:00

sham injection


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.
doi: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2011.387

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