Efficacy of Epidural Injections in Managing Chronic Spinal Pain: A Best Evidence Synthesis.

@article{Kaye2015EfficacyOE,
  title={Efficacy of Epidural Injections in Managing Chronic Spinal Pain: A Best Evidence Synthesis.},
  author={Alan D. Kaye and Laxmaiah Manchikanti and Salahadin Abdi and Sairam Atluri and Sanjay Bakshi and Ramsin M. Benyamin and Mark V. Boswell and Ricardo M Buenaventura and Kenneth D. Candido and Harold J. Cordner and Sukdeb Datta and Gulshan R Doulatram and Christopher G. Gharibo and Vahid Grami and Sanjeeva Gupta and Sachin Sunny Jha and Eugene D. Kaplan and Yogesh Bom Malla and Dharam P Mann and Devi E. Nampiaparampil and Gabor B. Racz and P. C. Shiva Raj and Maunak V. Rana and Manohar Lal Sharma and Vijay Lakshmi Singh and A. I. Soin and Peter S. Staats and Ricardo Alfredo Carre{\~n}o Vallejo and Bradley W. Wargo and Joshua A Hirsch},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={
          E939-1004
        }
}
BACKGROUND Epidural injections have been used since 1901 in managing low back pain and sciatica. Spinal pain, disability, health, and economic impact continue to increase, despite numerous modalities of interventions available in managing chronic spinal pain. Thus far, systematic reviews performed to assess the efficacy of epidural injections in managing chronic spinal pain have yielded conflicting results. OBJECTIVE To evaluate and update the clinical utility of the efficacy of epidural… CONTINUE READING

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