1. Ultrasound-Guided Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Injections; A Single Center Fluoroscopic Validation Study

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Seyed Mohammdareza Haji; Seyed Abootorabi; Bahram Naderi-nabi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 251-255

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the success rate (technical precision) of ultrasound-guided lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injection, which was validated by conventional fluoroscopic technique.Methods: A total of 20 patients with unilateral single-level lumbar foraminal disc protrusion causing radiculopathy ...  Read More

2. 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