Epidural Corticosteroid Injections in the Management of Sciatica

@article{Pinto2012EpiduralCI,
  title={Epidural Corticosteroid Injections in the Management of Sciatica},
  author={R. Z. Pinto and C. Maher and M. Ferreira and M. Hancock and V. C. Oliveira and A. McLachlan and B. Koes and P. Ferreira},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={157},
  pages={865 - 877}
}
BACKGROUND Existing guidelines and systematic reviews provide inconsistent recommendations on epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica. Key limitations of existing reviews are the inclusion of trials with active controls of unknown efficacy and failure to provide an estimate of the size of the treatment effect. PURPOSE To determine the efficacy of epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica compared with placebo. DATA SOURCES International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, PsycINFO… Expand
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