Can we increase safety of transforaminal injections? Place for injection pressure monitoring

Andrzej W Król

Abstract


Epidural steroids injections have been successfully used for treating radicular pain originating from cervical and lumbar  spine although not without complications. Suggestions to improve the safety of epidural steroids injections has been published very timely in JAMA May 5, 2015 Volume 313, Number 17pp1713-1714. In short review author of this article will raise attention to yet another overlooked factor which may contribute to safety of perineural injections : injection pressure monitoring.

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