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Volume:66 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Alpha Lipoic Acid Improves Outcomes In Patients Receiving Pulsed Radiofrequency for Radicular Pain


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OrthoEvidence. Alpha Lipoic Acid Improves Outcomes In Patients Receiving Pulsed Radiofrequency for Radicular Pain. ACE Report. 2021;66(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13806

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

Alpha lipoic acid with pulsed radiofrequency in treatment of chronic lumbosacral radicular pain: A prospective, randomized study

Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Jun 18;100(24): e26344.

Contributing Authors: KA Abdelrahman AS Ibrahim AM Osman MG Aly AS Ali WS Farrag

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Synopsis

One hundred and twenty patients with lumbo-sacral radicular pain were randomized to receive pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) with oral alpha lipoic acid (ALA) (n=60) or radiofrequency ablation alone (n=60). The primary outcome of interest was pain relief utilizing the numerical rating score. Secondary outcomes of interest were the Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability score, the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, p...

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