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2020 Oct 15

Psychopharmacol Bull


4 Suppl 1

The Long-Term Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation With and Without Steroid Injection.


Abd-Elsayed A, Loebertman M, Huynh P, Urits I, Viswanath O, Sehgal N
Psychopharmacol Bull. 2020 Oct 15; 50(4 Suppl 1):11-16.
PMID: 33633413.


Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has been proven to be an effective option for treating chronic low back pain. In addition to RFA as a treatment modality, the administration of concomitantly to minimize the effect of hyperalgesia is common practice. However, there is insufficient evidence about the long-term outcomes of their use.