Neurogenic Claudication: a Review of Current Understanding and Treatment Options

@article{Messiah2019NeurogenicCA,
  title={Neurogenic Claudication: a Review of Current Understanding and Treatment Options},
  author={Shadi Messiah and Antony R. Tharian and K. Candido and N. Knezevic},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={23},
  pages={1-8}
}
Purpose of ReviewWith an aging population and increased prevalence of the disease, we set out to evaluate the validity of current diagnostic criteria for neurogenic claudication as well as the efficacy of the treatment options for the main cause, lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).Recent FindingsEpidural steroid injections (ESI) were most efficacious when the injectate is a steroid combined with lidocaine or lidocaine only. There are promising results regarding the efficacy of the minimally invasive… Expand
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