Interventional Radiology of the Spine: Image-Guided Pain Therapy / Edition 1

Interventional Radiology of the Spine: Image-Guided Pain Therapy / Edition 1

by J. Kevin McGraw
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Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
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Interventional Radiology of the Spine: Image-Guided Pain Therapy / Edition 1

In the orthopedic realm, some of the most exciting innovations in IR are occurring in common areas of pain and debility, and especially in new therapies for back pain. The last couple of years have seen an explosion of interest in a new, minimally invasive IR procedures for the treatment of back pain, such as the fluoroscopically guided treatment option called intradiscal electrothermal therapy, or IDET. This book provides the interventional radiologists with a single source for evaluating and treating the patient with back pain, and thus has a broad appeal, targeting in particular all interventional and diagnostic radiologists with any interest in orthopedic practice, but also reaching out to all physicians and allied health practitioners who deal with spinal treatment, including sports medicine and physical therapy professionals.

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ISBN-13: 9781588291981
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 229
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I.Spinal Anatomy, Imaging, and Clinical Evaluation
1Spinal Anatomy3
2Computed Tomography of the Spine21
3Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine41
4Nuclear Medicine of the Spine65
5Clinical Evaluation of the Spine Patient73
II.Interventional Spinal Procedures
6History and Overview of Spinal Procedures93
7Pharmacology of Medications Used in Spinal Injection Procedures101
8Selective Nerve Root Blocks119
9Epidural Steroid Injections127
10Facet Joint Injections137
11Sacroiliac Joint Injections143
13Treatment of Discogenic Back Pain167
14Spinal Biopsy Techniques181
15Percutaneous Vertebroplasty197
16Transcatheter Therapy for Tumors of the Spine215

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