Novel technique for delivery of epidural steroids and diagnosing the level of nerve root pathology JOURNAL OF SPINAL DISORDERS & TECHNIQUES Larkin, T. M., Carragee, E., Cohen, S. 2003; 16 (2): 186-192


Transforaminal epidural steroids are a commonly used technique for diagnosis and treatment of nerve root irritation secondary to herniated disc material. The recent reported occurrences of severe complications using the transforaminal technique have led to the search for a novel alternative that is both a safe and accurate method of steroid delivery. The technique described offers improved safety and diagnostic accuracy over traditional transforaminal steroid injections.

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