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

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Joswig, Holger
Neff, Armin
Ruppert, Christina
Hildebrandt, Gerhard
Published in World Neurosurgery. 2017, vol. 107, p. 764-771
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 AdolescentAdultAgedAnalgesics/administration & dosageBack Pain/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiologyFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansInjectionsEpiduralIntervertebral Disc Displacement/complications/diagnosis/drug therapyKaplan-Meier EstimateLumbar VertebraeMaleMiddle AgedPrognosisProspective StudiesSciatica/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiologySteroids/administration & dosageTime FactorsTreatment OutcomeYoung Adult
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PMID: 28838872
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Research group Groupe Schaller Karl Lothard (neurochirurgie) (851)
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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. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:112453

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