IPM Procedures With or Without Fluoroscopy: Outcome Comparison
To determine clinically significant improvement in the patients undergoing procedures under fluoroscopy.
To evaluate and compare the adverse event profile in both groups
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Comparison of Outcomes of Interventional Pain Management Procedures Performed With or Without Fluoroscopy: A Retrospective Analysis|
- To demonstrate clinically significant improvement in the patients undergoing procedures under fluoroscopy.
- To evaluate and compare the adverse event profile in both groups
|Study Start Date:||January 1998|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||May 2004|
For the target delivery of injectate, it is believed that fluoroscopy is mandatory. However, there is a view among some professionals that a procedure may be performed without fluoroscopy as effectively as under fluoroscopy. The outcomes among the two groups of patients have not been studied
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00371618
|United States, Kentucky|
|Ambulatory Surgery Center|
|Paducah, Kentucky, United States, 42003|
|Principal Investigator:||Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD||Ambulatory Surgery Center|