Injectable corticosteroid and local anesthetic preparations: a review for radiologists.

@article{MacMahon2009InjectableCA,
  title={Injectable corticosteroid and local anesthetic preparations: a review for radiologists.},
  author={P J MacMahon and Stephen J. Eustace and E C Kavanagh},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={252 3},
  pages={647-61}
}
Corticosteroids and local anesthetics are some of the most commonly administered medications in radiology departments. These medications have marked variability in their formulations, which may increase their adverse event profile for specific procedures. In particular, certain corticosteroid preparations are associated with adverse central nervous system (CNS) sequelae. This is most likely due to distal embolization by particulate formulations. Nonparticulate steroid formulations are not… CONTINUE READING

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