1. Effects of Caudal Epidural Dexmedetomidine on Pain, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and Quality of Life in Patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Mahshid Ghasemi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 245-250

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the effects of dexmedetomidine in caudal epidural on controlling pain, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and quality of life in patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS).Methods: The study was a single-blind clinical trial. From the total of 70 patients suffering from ...  Read More

2. Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection in Patients with Lumbar Radicular Pain; Outcome Results of 2-Year Follow-Up

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Mahshid Ghasemi; Ali Hosseinpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 144-149

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of transforaminal lumbar epidural steroid injections (TFESI) in patients with unilateral radiculopathy due to lumbar intervertebral disc protrusion regarding pain intensity, functional disability, current opioid intake and patients’ satisfaction.Methods: ...  Read More

3. Effects of Epidural Needle Rotation on Evolution of Unilateral Epidural Block and Patients’ Hemodynamics beside Recovery Profile in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Knee Surgeries; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Behnam Hosseini; Faramarz Mosaffa; Shideh Dabir; Hamed Tanghatari; Mehrdad Taheri

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 130-136

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the evolution pattern of epidural block after rotating the needle tip 45° to the operative side and evaluate its effects on patients’ hemodynamics and recovery profile in those undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.Methods: Forty participants were randomly subdivided into ...  Read More

4. Unilateral Epidural Blockade for Lower Limb Fracture Surgery: Parasagittal Epidural Versus Midline Epidural Anesthesia

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Sirous Momenzadeh; Tahereh Parsa; Behnam Hosseini; Mohammadreza Abbasian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 150-155

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the efficacy of parasagittal interlaminar (PIL) and midline interlaminar (MIL) approaches for epidural block in patients with lower limb orthopedic surgery. Methods: This double-blind randomized clinical trial was performed on 40 patients undergoing tibial shaft fracture surgery. ...  Read More

5. Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection: Parasagittal versus Midline Approach in Patients with Unilateral Cervical Radicular Pain; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Kasra Dehghan; Rohollah Valizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 137-143

Abstract
  Objective: To compare parasagittal interlaminar cervical epidural steroid injection (PSIL-CESI) and the classic midline interlaminar cervical epidural steroid injection (MIL-CESI) in terms of pain relief and functional improvement in patients with unilateral upper extremity radicular pain.Methods: This ...  Read More