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A Prospective Evaluation of Iodinated Contrast Flow Patterns in Caudal Epidurography With Intentional Lateral Caudal Approach

2014-08-27 03:13:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Caudal epidural block is useful not only for regional anesthesia of low abdominal, perineal area or lower extremities but for relieving acute or chronic pain of low back and lower extremities. Recently, there were some reports that there was a difference of the contrast flow pattern during lumbar epidural block according to a location of needle tip in the lumbar epidural space. Therefore, the investigators hypothesize that there is a difference of contrast flow pattern in caudal epidurography when a needle is inserted with intentionally lateral direction.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Patient Who Needs Epidural Block

Intervention

insertion needle via intentionally lateral direction.

Location

Severance hospital
Seoul
Korea, Republic of
120-752

Status

Recruiting

Source

Yonsei University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:14-0400

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