This practical guide thoroughly discusses both well-established and new interventions that are applied to the spine for the purpose of pain relief. Traditionally, pain procedures were in the limited purview of the pain anesthesiologist. Only a portion of these procedures were image guided. The growth in utilization of spine intervention and the realization that image guidance improves outcomes and safety has produced a need for this cutting-edge book. This book is an ideal aid for radiologists and other physicians who deal with back pain.
1. Spine Anatomy.- 2. Materials Used in Image-Guided Spine Interventions.- 3. Patient Evaluation and Procedure Selection.- 4. Surgeon's Perspective: Image-Guided Therapy and Its Relationship to Conventional Surgical Management.- 5. Image-Guided Percutaneous Spine Biopsy.- 6. Discography.- 7. Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty.- 8. Automated Percutaneous Lumbar Discectomy in the Treatment of Herniated Discs.- 9. Epidural Steroid Injections and Selective Nerve Blocks.- 10. Diagnostic Epidurography and Therapeutic Epidurolysis.- 11. Facet Joint Injections.- 12. Autonomic Nerve Blockade.- 13. Sacroiliac Joint Injection.- 14. Percutaneous Vertebroplasty.- 15. Implanted Drug Delivery Systems.- 16. Endovascular Therapy of the Spine.- 17. Epidural Blood and Fibrin Patches.- 18. Balloon Kyphoplasty.- 19. Intradiscal Oxygen-Ozone in the Treatment of Herniated Lumbar Disc.
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