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A multicentre double-blind randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of facet-joint injections in selected patients with non-specific low back pain: A feasibility study

Project title: A multicentre double-blind randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of facet-joint injections in selected patients with non-specific low back pain: A feasibility study

Call to action: 11/31 11/31 Facet-joint injections for people with persistent non-specific low back pain

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr Vivek MehtaORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-2937-827X

Lead Author: Dr Saowarat Snidvongs

Contractor: Barts Health NHS Trust

Cost: £272,659.00

Co-investigators: Dr Amanda Williams, Dr Manohar Sharma, Dr Simon Thomson, Dr Vivek Mehta, Mrs Stephanie Stokes, Professor Ceri Phillips, Professor Paul Watson, Professor Rod Taylor.

Started: July 2015 | Status: Published December 2017

ISRCTN: 12191542

This study recruited only 9 of the planned 60 participants, but it met other feasibility objectives, suggesting that a full trial might be feasible, particularly with stronger collaboration with primary care.

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