Systematic review of caudal epidural injections in the management of chronic low back pain.

@article{Conn2009SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of caudal epidural injections in the management of chronic low back pain.},
  author={Ann Conn and Ricardo M Buenaventura and Sukdeb Datta and Salahadin Abdi and Sudhir Diwan},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          109-35
        }
}
BACKGROUND Caudal epidural injection of local anesthetics with or without steroids is one of the most commonly used interventions in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain. However, there has been a lack of well-designed randomized, controlled studies to determine the effectiveness of caudal epidural injections in various conditions - disc herniation and radiculitis, post-lumbar laminectomy syndrome, spinal stenosis, and chronic low back pain of disc origin without disc herniation… CONTINUE READING

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