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The Value of Short-Term Pain Relief in Predicting the Long-Term Outcome of Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections

Published inWorld Neurosurgery, vol. 107, p. 764-771
Publication date2017
Abstract

A previous report demonstrated predictive power of short-term leg pain relief after lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections for 1-month treatment response. The question whether the long-term response could be similarly predicted remained unanswered.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Analgesics/administration & dosage
  • Back Pain/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiology
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Injections
  • Epidural
  • Intervertebral Disc Displacement/complications/diagnosis/drug therapy
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sciatica/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiology
  • Steroids/administration & dosage
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Young Adult
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
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JOSWIG, Holger et al. The Value of Short-Term Pain Relief in Predicting the Long-Term Outcome of Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections. In: World Neurosurgery, 2017, vol. 107, p. 764–771. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.08.055
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