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ACE Report #5777
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Ultrasound guided vs. computed tomography controlled injections for cervical radiculopathy


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

Ultrasound-guided versus computed tomography-controlled periradicular injections in the middle and lower cervical spine: a prospective randomized clinical trial

Eur Spine J. 2013 Nov;22(11):2532-7

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

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Synopsis

40 patients, over the age of 18 years, with subacute to chronic radiculopathy of the middle or lower cervical spine were randomly assigned to compare the effect of ultrasound guided periradicular injection versus computed tomography (CT)-controlled intervention for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy in terms of safety, pain relief, accuracy, time saving, and radiation dose 4 weeks after inter...

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