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The preliminary results of a comparative effectiveness evaluation of adhesiolysis and caudal epidural injections in managing chronic low back pain secondary to spinal stenosis: a randomized, equivalence controlled trial.

Authors
  • Manchikanti, Laxmaiah1
  • Cash, Kimberly A
  • McManus, Carla D
  • Pampati, Vidyasagar
  • Singh, Vijay
  • Benyamin, Ramsin
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pain physician
Publication Date
2009
Volume
12
Issue
6
Identifiers
PMID: 19935991
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

With significant pain relief in 76% of patients, percutaneous adhesiolysis utilizing local anesthetic, steroids and hypertonic sodium chloride solution may be effective in patients with chronic function-limiting low back and lower extremity pain with spinal stenosis.

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