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Epidural Steroid Injection, Cervical Spine
Donald V. La Barge, III, MD, MBA
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Pre-Procedure

      • Procedure

        • Post-Procedure

          • Outcomes

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Epidural steroid injection (ESI)
            • Definitions

              • Injection of corticosteroid percutaneously into epidural space
                • Interlaminar: Approach the epidural space between lamina
                • Transforaminal: Approach the epidural space via neural foramen

            PRE-PROCEDURE

            • Indications

              • Contraindications

                • Getting Started

                  PROCEDURE

                  • Patient Position/Location

                    • Equipment Preparation

                      • Procedure Steps

                        • Findings and Reporting

                          • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                            POST-PROCEDURE

                            • Expected Outcome

                              • Things to Do

                                • Things to Avoid

                                  OUTCOMES

                                  • Problems

                                    • Complications

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Huston CW: Cervical epidural steroid injections in the management of cervical radiculitis: interlaminar versus transforaminal. A review. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2(1):30-42, 2009
                                      2. Kim KS et al: Fluoroscopically guided cervical interlaminar epidural injections using the midline approach: an analysis of epidurography contrast patterns. Anesth Analg. 108(5):1658-61, 2009
                                      3. Malhotra G et al: Complications of transforaminal cervical epidural steroid injections. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 34(7):731-9, 2009
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Pre-Procedure

                                          • Procedure

                                            • Post-Procedure

                                              • Outcomes

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Epidural steroid injection (ESI)
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Injection of corticosteroid percutaneously into epidural space
                                                    • Interlaminar: Approach the epidural space between lamina
                                                    • Transforaminal: Approach the epidural space via neural foramen

                                                PRE-PROCEDURE

                                                • Indications

                                                  • Contraindications

                                                    • Getting Started

                                                      PROCEDURE

                                                      • Patient Position/Location

                                                        • Equipment Preparation

                                                          • Procedure Steps

                                                            • Findings and Reporting

                                                              • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                                POST-PROCEDURE

                                                                • Expected Outcome

                                                                  • Things to Do

                                                                    • Things to Avoid

                                                                      OUTCOMES

                                                                      • Problems

                                                                        • Complications

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Huston CW: Cervical epidural steroid injections in the management of cervical radiculitis: interlaminar versus transforaminal. A review. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2(1):30-42, 2009
                                                                          2. Kim KS et al: Fluoroscopically guided cervical interlaminar epidural injections using the midline approach: an analysis of epidurography contrast patterns. Anesth Analg. 108(5):1658-61, 2009
                                                                          3. Malhotra G et al: Complications of transforaminal cervical epidural steroid injections. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 34(7):731-9, 2009