Preliminary results of a randomized, equivalence trial of fluoroscopic caudal epidural injections in managing chronic low back pain: Part 3--Post surgery syndrome.

@article{Manchikanti2008PreliminaryRO,
  title={Preliminary results of a randomized, equivalence trial of fluoroscopic caudal epidural injections in managing chronic low back pain: Part 3--Post surgery syndrome.},
  author={Laxmaiah Manchikanti and Vijay Singh and Kimberly A. Cash and Vidyasagar Pampati and Sukdeb Datta},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={817-31}
}
BACKGROUND Post surgery syndrome resulting in persistent pain following lumbar spine surgery is common. Speculated causes of post lumbar surgery syndrome include stenosis, degeneration of adjacent segments, internal disc disruption, recurrent disc herniation, retained disc fragment, epidural or intraneural fibrosis, radiculopathy, and various other causes. Epidural injections are most commonly used in post surgery syndrome. There is lack of evidence for the effectiveness of epidural injections… CONTINUE READING

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