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Ultrasound-guided injections for facet joint-related neck pain are safe and accurate


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ultrasound-guided versus Computed Tomography-controlled facet joint injections in the middle and lower cervical spine: a prospective randomized clinical trial

Med Ultrason. 2013 Mar;15

Contributing Authors: J Obernauer K Galiano H Gruber R Bale AA Obwegeser R Schatzer A Loizides

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Synopsis

40 patients were randomized to assess the safety and efficacy of ultrasound-guided (US) facet joint injections in the cervical spine. Patients received either US-guided facet joint injections or computer tomography (CT)-guided instillations and were assessed after 4 weeks. Results indicated that the US-guided procedure led to same therapeutic effects as CT-guided techniques; moreover, US-guided in...

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