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Volume:4 Issue:6 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #7663
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Adding epidural steroid injection to usual care for lumbosacral radicular syndrome


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OrthoEvidence. Adding epidural steroid injection to usual care for lumbosacral radicular syndrome. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7663

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

Epidural steroids for lumbosacral radicular syndrome compared to usual care: quality of life and cost utility in general practice.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Mar;96(3):381-7.

Contributing Authors: A Spijker-Huiges K Vermeulen JC Winters M van Wijhe K van der Meer

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Synopsis

73 patients with acute lumbosacral radicular syndrome were randomized to epidural steroid (80mg triamcinolone) injection plus usual care, or usual care alone. The purpose was to determine whether segmental epidural steroid injections (SESIs) and usual care for lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) are able to improve health-related quality of life and reduce costs when compared to patients who are ...

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