The role of radiofrequency in the treatment of mechanical pain of spinal origin
Radiofrequency (RF) ablation is a method that has been gaining popularity over the past few years among spinal surgeons. It has a role when dealing with pain of spinal origin, either mechanical or neuropathic, after conservative treatment has failed. In the present study, 122 patients with a minimal follow up of 1 year were examined at our institution after having undergone RF heat lesion of the medial branch for mechanical spinal pain (low back pain, thoracic pain or cervical pain).
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Article Written By: Y. Pevsner, S. Shabat, A. Catz, Y. Folman & R. Gepstein
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Link to Original Article: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00586-003-0605-0