Efficacy of Epidural Perineural Injections With Autologous Conditioned Serum for Lumbar Radicular Compression: An Investigator-Initiated, Prospective, Double-Blind, Reference-Controlled Study

Cordelia Becker, MD; Stefan Heidersdorf, MD; Sascha Drewlo, MSc; Sonja Zirke de Rodriguez; Juergen Krämer, MD; Roland Ernst Willburger, MD


Spine. 2007;32(17):1803-1808. 

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Autologous Conditioned Serum (Orthokine; ACS) is a promising, new treatment option for patients with unilateral lumbar radicular compression. The decrease in pain was pronounced, significant, and potentially superior to steroid injection.


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