Do steroid injections help lumbar spinal stenosis?

A randomized trial of epidural glucocorticoid injections for spinal stenosis.

Unfortunately, in this trial published in the NEJM recently, at 6 weeks there were no differences between those given steroid injections + lignocaine vs those given just lignocaine.

Back to the drawing board – again!

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