Image-Guided Spine Intervention


  • Douglas Fenton, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Mayo Medical School, Jacksonville, FL
  • Leo Czervionke, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Mayo Medical School, Jacksonville, FL

This book provides all the information necessary to perform today's full range of image-guided interventional procedures for the alleviation of spine and back pain. Over 625 spectacular illustrations and images--combined with careful, step-by-step instructions show precisely how to perform each technique and avoid complications. Coverage includes important techniques such as facet joint and sacroiliac joint injections, vertebroplasty, discography, and intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET).
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Radiologists, radiology residents, anesthesiologists, pain specialists


Book information

  • Published: November 2002
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-0021-5

Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael S. Huckman, MD
1. Basic Needle Manipulation Techniques
2. Facet Joint Injection and Medial Branch Block
3. Facet Denervation
4. Selective Nerve Root Procedures
5. Epidural Injections
6. Sacroiliac Joint Injection
7. Percutaneous Spine Biopsy
8. Vertebroplasty
9. Discography
10. IDET™ IntraDiscal ElectroThermal Therapy
11. Medications Used During Spine Procedures