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In this prospective study, patients with cervical radicular pain were assigned to receive CT-guided transforaminal or facet dexamethasone injections and their outcomes were measured at 4 weeks postprocedure and compared with data collected prior to injections. Patients who had facet injections experienced significant pain reduction scores when compared with those who underwent transforaminal injections. Thus, facet injections are an effective treatment of cervical radiculopathy and represent a valid and safer alternative to transforaminal injections.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE
Transforaminal corticosteroid injections can be performed in the management of cervical radiculopathy but carry the … Continue reading >>