Sciatica

Known as: Neuralgia or neuritis of sciatic nerve, Sciatia, Sciatic Neuralgia 
A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Lumbar-disk surgery often is performed in patients who have sciatica that does not resolve within 6 weeks, but the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY DESIGN A prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE To assess 10-year outcomes of patients with sciatica resulting from a lumbar… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness and predictors of response to lumbar epidural corticosteroid injections (ESI) in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The surgical treatment of sciatica with discectomy is ineffective in a sizable percentage of patients, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
STUDY DESIGN A randomized, double-blind trial was conducted. OBJECTIVES To test the efficacy of periradicular corticosteroid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
negative control antibody. The CD40 ligand antibody completely abrogated the induction of PGE2. At 1/200 dilution, platelet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
  • Ichard, ECLAIRE, +19 authors ONTMINY
  • The Journal of the American Osteopathic…
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A BSTRACT Background Although epidural corticosteroid injections are commonly used for sciatica, their efficacy has not been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In an effort to define the origin of low back pain and sciatica, 193 patients were carefully studied using progressive local… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
 
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The value of epidural injections of corticosteroid as an outpatient treatment of sciatica has been hitherto uncertain. An… (More)
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