Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Ascertaining the Success of Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection for Lumbar Radicular Pain

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Tecer D., Adiguzel E., Tan A. K. , Taskaynatan M. A.

PAIN MEDICINE, vol.18, no.4, pp.645-650, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/pm/pnw239
  • Title of Journal : PAIN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.645-650
  • Keywords: Lumbar Radicular Pain, Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, LOW-BACK-PAIN, DISC HERNIATION, INTERVERTEBRAL DISC, RADICULOPATHY, PARTICULATE, PREDICTORS, SCIATICA


Objective. To explore the outcome differences of lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injection (TFESI) according to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with lumbar radicular pain.