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Transforaminal Block: The “Keyhole” Unlocked

Praneet Singh, Gautam Das, Laxmi Pathak

Keywords : Epidural steroids, Kambin's approach, Neural foramen, Subpedicular approach

Citation Information : Singh P, Das G, Pathak L. Transforaminal Block: The “Keyhole” Unlocked. J Recent Adv Pain 2020; 6 (1):17-19.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10046-0157

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-08-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Among the techniques of epidural steroid injections, transforaminal injection allows for a concentrated application of steroids around the inflamed neural structure. The transforaminal injection technique can be performed via the subpedicular or Kambin's approach. The purpose of this article is to identify key features of anatomy of the lumbar neural foramen and to describe techniques of transforaminal epidural injection.

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