Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Clinical Evaluation of Percutaneous Caudal Epidural Adhesiolysis With the Racz Technique for Low Back Pain Due to Contained Disc Herniation

Arman Taheri 1 , Ali Reza Khajenasiri 2 , Nader Ali Nazemian Yazdi 1 , * , Saeid Safari 3 , Javad Sadeghi 1 and Maryam Hatami 1
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1 Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Amir Alam Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Anesthesiology, Shariati Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Pain Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: June 01, 2016, 6 (3); e26749
  • Published Online: April 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: January 9, 2015
  • Revised: March 14, 2016
  • Accepted: April 24, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.26749

To Cite: Taheri A, Khajenasiri A R, Nazemian Yazdi N A, Safari S, Sadeghi J, et al. Clinical Evaluation of Percutaneous Caudal Epidural Adhesiolysis With the Racz Technique for Low Back Pain Due to Contained Disc Herniation, Anesth Pain Med. 2016 ; 6(3):e26749. doi: 10.5812/aapm.26749.

Abstract
Copyright © 2016, Iranian Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ISRAPM). This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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