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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:32 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #6299
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Dexamethasone and triamcinolone injections comparable for radicular pain

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OrthoEvidence. Dexamethasone and triamcinolone injections comparable for radicular pain. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):32. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6299

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

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 Trial

Pain Med. 2014 Apr;15(4):548-55

Contributing Authors: DJ Kennedy C Plastaras E Casey CJ Visco JD Rittenberg B Conrad J Sigler P Dreyfuss

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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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