Epidural steroid injection versus gabapentin for relief from lumbosacral radicular pain
Epidural steroid injections compared with gabapentin for lumbosacral radicular pain: multicenter randomized double blind comparative efficacy studyBMJ. 2015 Apr 16;350:h1748
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145 patients with lumbosacral radicular pain secondary to a herniated disc or spinal stenosis for less than 4 years where randomized to receive either epidural steroid injection plus placebo pills or sham injection plus gabapentin. Average leg pain was assessed over 3 months to evaluate whether an epidural steroid injection or gabapentin is a better treatment for lumbroscral radicular pain. Both t...
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