Table 1

Frequency of costotransverse joint injections and ratings.

Right T2

Right T4

Right T6

Left T3

Left T5

Left T7


# injections attempted

3

4

2

4

4

4

# injections not performed

1

2

# Good injections

2

0

0

1

1

2

# Equivocal injections

1

3

2

3

1

0

# Poor injections

1

2

2


Difficulty visualizing joint space due to scoliosis.

One due to imaging time constraints; one due to inability to visualize costotransverse joint on fluoroscopy.

Young et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:140   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-9-140

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