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2021 Aug

Pain Physician



Long-term Efficacy of Percutaneous Epidural Neurolysis of Adhesions in Chronic Lumbar Radicular Pain: 10 Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial.


Gerdesmeyer L, Noe C, Prehn-Kristensen A, Harrasser N, Muderis M A, Weuster M, Klueter T
Pain Physician. 2021 Aug; 24(5):359-367.
PMID: 34323437.


No long-term follow-up data exist in any treatment for chronic radicular pain occurring with disc pathology and after failed back surgery. A previous randomized controlled trial (RCT) has proven efficacy in short-term follow-up as an evidence-based effective therapeutic option.