Oral Corticosteroid Improves Walking Ability in Patients with Refractory Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
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OrthoEvidence. Oral Corticosteroid Improves Walking Ability in Patients with Refractory Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):20. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12935
A short-term oral corticosteroid for refractory lumbar spinal stenosis: a double-blinded randomized placebo-controlled clinical trialInt J Rehabil Res. 2020 Dec;43(4):342-346.
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Ninety-three patients with refractory lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) were randomized to receive 1 week of oral corticosteroid (prednisolone; n=47) or a placebo (n=46) for the improvement of functionality and relief of pain. The primary outcomes of interest was the improvement in walking distance and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI). The secondary outcomes of interest was pain score on a Numeric Ratin...
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