Dexamethasone and triamcinolone injections comparable for radicular pain
Comparative Effectiveness of Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections with Particulate Versus Nonparticulate Corticosteroids for Lumbar Radicular Pain due to Intervertebral Disc Herniation: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind TrialPain Med. 2014 Apr;15(4):548-55
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78 patients suffering from unilateral radicular pain were randomized to receive a transforaminal epidural steroid injection using either particulate (dexamethasone) and nonparticulate (triamcinolone) corticosteroid. The purpose was to evaluate if there were any differences between corticosteroid preparations over 6 months of follow-up. The evidence presented in this trial demonstrated comparable p...
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