Pain Physician 2021 03;24(2):101-116
Department of Physiatry, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY; Regenerative SportsCare Institute, New York, NY.
Background: Interventional spine procedures, such as discography, epidural steroid injections (ESIs), facet joint procedures, and intradiscal therapies, are commonly used to treat pain and improve function in patients with spine conditions. Although infections are known to occur following these procedures, there is a lack of comprehensive studies on this topic in recent years.
Objectives: To assess and characterize infections following interventional spine procedures. Read More