The injection of steroid preparation at the epidural space was first emploied in 1953 by Lievre. Since then a number of similar methods have been published which confirm the value of the methods.
Our study was carried out in Kei Myung Univ. Hospital over 2女 years periods. Of a total 54 patients complainied lower back pain and sciatica were treated by epidural injection of methyl prednisolone acetate (Depomedrol 80mg in See normal saline)
The result was good and this theatment seem to be a valuable adjunct to the management of lower back pain and sciatica.