epidurogram

epidurogram

(ĕp″ĭ-dūr′ō-grăm)
A spinal x-ray examination that uses injected contrast to provide an outline of compressed nerve roots. This study is sometimes used in the evaluation of back pain.
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A minimally invasive spine surgery for LSS, the mild procedure utilizes percutaneous access to perform a decompression laminotomy with epidurogram and fluoroscopic image guidance.
A smaller amount will not provide sufficient contrast for an epidurogram to evaluate for adhesions or distribution of injectate.
The methodology described for fluoroscopy fails to convince that it was in fact helpful in confirming epidural placement of the catheter, as there is no comment as to whether a lateral view was performed to confirm that the catheter was within the vertebral canal, or that an epidurogram with contrast was performed to confirm even epidural placement.