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Comparison of the efficacy of saline, local anesthetics, and steroids in epidural and facet joint injections for the management of spinal pain: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

Authors
  • Manchikanti, Laxmaiah
  • Nampiaparampil, Devi E
  • Manchikanti, Kavita N
  • Falco, Frank J E
  • Singh, Vijay
  • Benyamin, Ramsin M
  • Kaye, Alan D
  • Sehgal, Nalini
  • Soin, Amol
  • Simopoulos, Thomas T
  • Bakshi, Sanjay
  • Gharibo, Christopher G
  • Gilligan, Christopher J
  • Hirsch, Joshua A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical neurology international
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
6
Issue
Suppl 4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/2152-7806.156598
PMID: 26005584
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

This systematic review showed equal efficacy for local anesthetic with steroids and local anesthetic alone in multiple spinal conditions except for disc herniation where the superiority of local anesthetic with steroids was seen over local anesthetic alone.

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