Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences

Published by: Kowsar

The Relation Between Injection Volumes and Efficacy of Epidural Steroid Injections in Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

Lutfiye Pirbudak 1 , Neslihan Uzture 2 , * , Mustafa Isik 3 and Savas Guner 4
Authors Information
1 Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
4 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Van, Van, Turkey
Article information
  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences: February 01, 2016, 5 (1); e34136
  • Published Online: February 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 28, 2015
  • Revised: December 31, 2015
  • Accepted: January 12, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/minsurgery-34136

To Cite: Pirbudak L, Uzture N, Isik M, Guner S. The Relation Between Injection Volumes and Efficacy of Epidural Steroid Injections in Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain, J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2016 ;5(1):e34136. doi: 10.17795/minsurgery-34136.

Abstract
Copyright © 2016, Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center and Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Cousins MJ, Bridenbaugh PO. Neural blockade in clinical anesthesia and management of pain. 1998; 494
  • 2. Bromage PR. Spread of analgesic solutions in the epidural space and their site of action: a statistical study. Br J Anaesth. 1962; 34: 161-78[PubMed]
  • 3. Buttermann GR. Treatment of lumbar disc herniation: epidural steroid injection compared with discectomy. A prospective, randomized study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004; 86-A(4): 670-9[PubMed]
  • 4. Cohen SP, Bicket MC, Jamison D, Wilkinson I, Rathmell JP. Epidural steroids: a comprehensive, evidence-based review. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013; 38(3): 175-200[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Columb MO, Lyons G. Determination of the minimum local analgesic concentrations of epidural bupivacaine and lidocaine in labor. Anesth Analg. 1995; 81(4): 833-7[PubMed]
  • 6. Duggan J, Bowler GM, McClure JH, Wildsmith JA. Extradural block with bupivacaine: influence of dose, volume, concentration and patient characteristics. Br J Anaesth. 1988; 61(3): 324-31[PubMed]
  • 7. Macnab I. Negative disc exploration. An analysis of the causes of nerve-root involvement in sixty-eight patients. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1971; 53(5): 891-903[PubMed]
  • 8. Karppinen J, Malmivaara A, Kurunlahti M, Kyllonen E, Pienimaki T, Nieminen P, et al. Periradicular infiltration for sciatica: a randomized controlled trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001; 26(9): 1059-67[PubMed]
  • 9. Derby R, Lee SH, Kim BJ, Chen Y, Seo KS. Complications following cervical epidural steroid injections by expert interventionalists in 2003. Pain Physician. 2004; 7(4): 445-9[PubMed]
  • 10. Cluff R, Mehio AK, Cohen SP, Chang Y, Sang CN, Stojanovic MP. The technical aspects of epidural steroid injections: a national survey. Anesth Analg. 2002; 95(2): 403-8[PubMed]
  • 11. Grundy EM, Ramamurthy S, Patel KP, Mani M, Winnie AP. Extradural analgesia revisited. A statistical study. Br J Anaesth. 1978; 50(8): 805-9[PubMed]
  • 12. Heyse-Moore GH. A rational approach to the use of epidural medication in the treatment of sciatic pain. Acta Orthop Scand. 1978; 49(4): 366-70[PubMed]
  • 13. Manchikanti L, Singh V, Cash KA, Pampati V, Falco FJ. A randomized, double-blind, active-control trial of the effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in disc herniation. Pain Physician. 2014; 17(1)-74[PubMed]
  • 14. Okutomi T, Minakawa M, Hoka S. Saline volume and local anesthetic concentration modify the spread of epidural anesthesia. Can J Anaesth. 1999; 46(10): 930-4[DOI][PubMed]
  • 15. Park WY, Hagins FM, Rivat EL, Macnamara TE. Age and epidural dose response in adult men. Anesthesiology. 1982; 56(4): 318-20[PubMed]
  • 16. Paul DL, Wildsmith JA. Extradural pressure following the injection of two volumes of bupivacaine. Br J Anaesth. 1989; 62(4): 368-72[PubMed]
  • 17. Runu R, Sinha NK, Pai R, Shankar PR, Vijayabhaskar P. Our experience with epidural steroid injections in management of low backpain and sciatica. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2005; 3(4): 349-54[PubMed]
  • 18. Shahbandar L, Press J. Diagnosis and Nonoperative Management of Lumbar Disk Herniation. Operat Techniques Sports Med. 2005; 13(2): 114-21[DOI]
  • 19. Soleimani H, Owlia MB, Dahaj AA, Lotfi M, Dehghan A. Conservative Management of Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation. J Spine. 2013; 2(134): 2
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments