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Volume:106 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13946
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Corticosteroid vs Hyaluronic Acid-Carboxymethylcellulose for Nerve Root Bock in Lumbar Radiculopathy

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OrthoEvidence. Corticosteroid vs Hyaluronic Acid-Carboxymethylcellulose for Nerve Root Bock in Lumbar Radiculopathy. ACE Report. 2021;106(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13946

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

Comparison of the effects of corticosteroid and hyaluronic acid-carboxymethylcellulose solution on selective nerve root block for lumbar radiculopathy: A prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial.

Pain Pract. 2021 Sep;21(7): 785-793.

Contributing Authors: S Ko C Jun JJ Lee J Nam

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Forty-four patients with lumbar foraminal stenosis and lower leg radiating pain were randomized to receive a selective nerve root block containing lidocaine and bupivacaine plus either dexamethasone (n=22) or hyaluronic acid-carboxymethylcellulose (n=22). Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), and quality of life as measured by the S...

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