Epidural steroid injections for pain therapy

De León-Casasola, Óscar A.
April 2007
Revista Mexicana de Anestesiologia;abr-jun2007 supplement, Vol. 30, pS108
Academic Journal
The article focuses on epidural steroid injections for pain therapy. Steroids decrease neuropeptides that are involved in neurogenic inflammation, such as calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and substance P (sP), and induces the production of kynurenic acid, which is a post-synaptic NMDA antagonist.


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