A multicentre randomized controlled trial of epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica: the WEST study.

@article{Arden2005AMR,
  title={A multicentre randomized controlled trial of epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica: the WEST study.},
  author={Nigel K Arden and Chrystal Price and Isabel Claire Reading and J Stubbing and Jane Hazelgrove and Christopher R. Dunne and Marc Michel and Pamela Rogers and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={1399-406}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness and predictors of response to lumbar epidural corticosteroid injections (ESI) in patients with sciatica. We performed a 12-month, multicentre, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial in four secondary pain-care clinics in the Wessex Region. METHODS Two hundred and twenty-eight patients… CONTINUE READING