Steroid Injection

Risks Associated With Intra-Articular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Low Back Pain

Risks Associated With Intra-Articular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Low Back Pain

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The long half-life of triamcinolone and its cortisol-suppressing effects may increase the risk for serious drug-drug interactions in patients treated with facet joint steroid injections for chronic low back pain who take medications with an inhibitory effect on corticosteroid metabolism.

Hip Steroid Injections for Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk for Osteonecrosis, Collapse

Hip Steroid Injections for Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk for Osteonecrosis, Collapse

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Patients with osteoarthritis who receive hip injections of steroids plus anesthetics may experience higher rates of osteonecrosis and collapse compared with patients receiving shoulder injections and sham hip injections.

Targeted Steroid Injection Via Epidural Catheter vs Standard C7-T1 Approach for Radicular Pain

Targeted Steroid Injection Via Epidural Catheter vs Standard C7-T1 Approach for Radicular Pain

Transforaminal approach to the treatment of cervical radicular pain presents risks.

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