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Spinal Injections & Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Volume 4: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; (Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features and Print)

Spinal Injections & Peripheral Nerve Blocks - a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series - presents state-of-the-art guidance on when and why these procedures should be performed, the mechanisms of action on pain, and current guidelines for practice. Honorio Benzon, MD; Marc Huntoon, MD; and Samer Nauroze, MD offer expert advice and scientific evidence supporting the use of spinal injections and sympathetic nerve blocks. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage on selecting and performing these techniques - as well as weighing relative risks and complications - helps you ensure optimum outcomes. With access to the fully searchable text at www.expertconsult.com and procedural videos on Expert Consult, you’ll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips.




Hardbound, 264 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2219-2


  • Section I: General Considerations

    Chapter 1: History of Spine Injections

    Chapter 2: Therapeutic Agents for Spine Injection: Local Anesthetics, Steroids, Contrast Media

    Chapter 3: Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, CT, and Radiation Safety

    Section II: Peripheral Nerve Blocks

    Chapter 4: Differential Diagnostic Nerve Blocks

    Chapter 5: Head and Neck Blocks

    Chapter 6: Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blockade

    Chapter 7: Lower Limb Blocks

    Chapter 8: Cervical and Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks

    Chapter 9: Nerve destruction for the alleviation of visceral pain

    Chapter 10: Peripheral Applications of Ultrasound for Chronic Pain


    Section III: Injections for Back Pain

    Chapter 11: Therapeutic Epidural Injections: Interlaminar & Transforaminal

    Chapter 12: Facet (zygapophyseal) Intraarticular Joint Injections: Cervical, Lumbar and Thoracic

    Chapter 13: Medial Branch Blocks: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar

    Chapter 14: Radiofrequency rhizotomy for facet syndrome

    Chapter 15: Sacroiliac joint injections and lateral branch blocks including water-cooled neurotomy

    Chapter 16: Pulsed Radiofrequency

    Chapter 17: Discogenic Pain and Discography for Spinal Injections

    Chapter 18: Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Procedures for the treatment of discogenic lower back and leg pain

    Chapter 19: Vertebral Augmentation

    Chapter 20: Ultrasound-guided lumbar spine injections

    Chapter 21: Ultrasound-guided Cervical Spine Injections

    Chapter 22: Musculoskeletal Injections: Iliopsoas/quadratus lumborum, piriformis, trigger point injections

    Chapter 23: Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guided Joint Injections


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