Penetration of a cervical radicular artery during a transforaminal epidural injection.
Pain Med. 2010 Feb;11(2):229-31
Authors: Verrills P, Nowesenitz G, Barnard A
Inadvertent cannulation or penetration of the cervical radicular arteries during cervical transformaminal epidural injections (TFESIs) is a serious clinical risk, and purportedly, the cause of possible spinal cord injury sustained during this procedure.
PMID: 20447301 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]