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Reducing Risks and Complications of Interventional Pain Procedures

Volume 5: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; Expert Consult Online and Print

Reducing Risks and Complications of Interventional Pain Procedures - a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series - presents state-of-the-art guidance on avoiding pitfalls and optimizing outcomes. Matthew Ranson, MD, Jason Pope, MD, and Timothy Deer, MD offer comprehensive, evidence-based advice on selecting and performing these techniques - as well as weighing relative risks and complications. With access to the fully searchable text at , you’ll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips.




Hardbound, 176 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2220-8


  • Section I: Neurostimulation

    1 Complications of Spinal Cord Stimulation

    2 Complications of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Open Technique, Percutaneous Technique, and Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation

    3 Complications of Cranial Nerve Stimulation

    4 Avoidance, Recognition, and Treatment of Complications in Cranial Neuromodulation for Pain

    Section II: Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems

    5 Complications of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems

    Section III: Discogenic Pain Procedures

    6 Complications of Therapeutic Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Procedures

    7 Complications related to radiofrequency procedures for the treatment of chronic pain

    8 Complications of Lumbar Spine Fusion Surgery

    9 Complications of nucleus replacement and motion-sparing technologies

    10 Complications of Spinal Injections and Surgery for Disc Herniation

    Section IV: Injections

    11 Radiation Safety and Complications of fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, computed tomography

    12 Complications Associated with Head and Neck Blocks, Upper Extremity Blocks, Lower Extremity Blocks and Differential Diagnostic Blocks

    13 Complications of Epidural Injections

    14 Complications of Facet Joint Injections and Medial Branch Blocks

    15 Complications of Radiofrequency Rhizotomy for Facet Syndrome

    16 Complications of Sacroiliac Joint Injection and Lateral Branch Blocks including Water-Cooled Rhizotomy

    17 Complications of Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty

    18 Complications of Intra-articular Joint injections and Musculoskeletal Injections


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