The objective of this study was to compare the long-term effects of epidural injections of a corticosteroid plus lidocaine versus lidocaine alone in older adults with central lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in an extension and expansion of the Lumbar Epidural Steroid injections for Spinal stenosis (LESS) study.

Project page: Comparing the Effects of Two Types of Epidural Shots on Pain and Physical Ability in Older Adults with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Principal Investigator: Janna Friedly, MD
Organization: University of Washington
Original project title: Long Term Outcomes of Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections for Spinal Stenosis
HSRProj ID: 20143306
ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02260401

To cite this document, please use: Friedly J, Bauer Z, Comstock B,et al. 2019.Comparing the Effects of Two Types of Epidural Shots on Pain and Physical Ability in Older Adults with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Washington, DC: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). https://doi.org/10.25302/4.2019.CE.12114469

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