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Vol:9 Issue:4 Number:16 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #12207
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Transforaminal epidural injection of local anesthetic plus pulsed RF for lumbar radicular pain


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OrthoEvidence. Transforaminal epidural injection of local anesthetic plus pulsed RF for lumbar radicular pain. ACE Report. 2020;9(4):16. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12207

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Transforaminal Epidural Injection of Local Anesthetic and Dorsal Root Ganglion Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment in Lumbar Radicular Pain: A Randomized, Triple-Blind, Active-Control Trial.

Pain Pract. 2020 Feb;20(2):154-167.

Contributing Authors: A Kumar B Garg VK Mohan D Bhoi P Talawar A Trikha M Dehran L Kashyap DR Shende M De

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Synopsis

Fifty patients with lumbar radicular pain were randomized to receive a transforaminal epidural injection injection of bupivacaine or an identical transforaminal epidural injection plus pulsed radiofrequency treatment of the dorsal root ganglion. The primary outcome of interest was the proportion of patients with at least 20 point reduction in Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores. The secondary ou...

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