Comparison of Intravascular Uptake Using Touhy or Quincke Needle During Lumbar Medial Branch Block

CONCLUSIONS: The overall incidence rate of intravascular injection during lumbar MBB was nearly 20% under real-time fluoroscopy for both types of needle. Use of the Touhy needle did not reduce the intravascular injection rate nor the injection time, radiation dose, and patient discomfort.PMID:35652770
Source: Pain Physician - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research