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Epidural injections for axial/discogenic neck pain are effective with or without steroids

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March 2015

Epidural injections for axial/discogenic neck pain are effective with or without steroids

Vol: 4| Issue: 3| Number:44| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Two-year follow-up results of fluoroscopic cervical epidural injections in chronic axial or discogenic neck pain: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial

Int J Med Sci. 2014 Feb 6;11(4):309-20. doi: 10.7150/ijms.8069. eCollection 2014.

Contributing Authors:
L Manchikanti KA Cash V Pampati Y Malla

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120 patients with axial or discogenic neck pain (i.e. without disc herniation, radiculitis, spinal stenosis, spondylosis or facet joint pain) lasting at least 6 months, and for whom conservative treatment was unsuccessful, were randomized to receive an interlaminar epidural injection of local anaesthetic either with or without steroids in the cervical spine. The purpose of this study was to compar...

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