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Vasovagal reactions are low in flouroscopically guided procedures

September 1, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. — Although the rate of vasovagal reactions are low in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures, several factors have been shown to raise the chances of having such a reaction, according to study results presented here.

During the International Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting, Byron Schneider, MD, presented findings from a retrospective case series that analyzed the results of more than 8,000 injections, including epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency nerve ablations, medial branch blocks, hip injections, knee injections and glenohumeral injections, in 4,183 patients during a 5-year period. Schneider and colleagues used Pearson’s chi-square test to determine the relationship between categorical variables.

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Pediatric overuse injuries increase due to year round, one sport training

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A video perspective on the efficacy of stem cell therapy for treating degenerative disc disease

August 21, 2014
At the International Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting, Wenchun Qu, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester
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