Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Discogenic Pain

1st Edition

Volume 3: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features and Print


Key Features

  • Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind discogenic pain relief techniques and master their execution.
  • Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines for treating discogenic pain, when to recommend interventional procedures, how to perform them safely, and how to manage chronic back pain in the long term.
  • Apply the newest techniques in discography, radiofrequency and heat procedures, disc fusion, nucleus replacement, and interventions for disc herniation.
  • See how it’s done through step-by-step procedural videos on Expert Consult .
  • Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms.
  • Access the fully searchable contents and bonus full-length videos of lumbar discography, biacuplasty, and MILD procedures at expertconsult.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Epidemiology and Etiology of Discogenic Pain: How Big is the Problem?

Chapter 2: Establishing the Diagnosis of Discogenic Back Pain: An Evidence-Based Algorithmic Approach

Chapter 3: Imaging for Discogenic Pain

Chapter 4: Provocation Discography

Chapter 5: Analgesic Discography

Chapter 6: Discogenic Pain: Intradiscal Therapeutic Injections and Use of Intradiscal Biologic Agents

Chapter 7: Radiofrequency and Other Heat Applications for the Treatment of Discogenic Pain

Chapter 8: Arthrodesis and Fusion for the Treatment of Discogenic Neck and Back Pain: Evidence Based Effectiveness and Controversies

Chapter 9: Nucleus Pulposus Replacement and Motion Sparing Technologies

Chapter 10: Cervical & Thoracic Discogenic Pain: Therapeutic Non-surgical Options

Chapter 11: Disc Herniations: Injections and Minimally Invasive Techniques

Chapter 12: Current Surgical Options for Intervertebral Disc Herniation in the Cervical and Lumbar Spine

Chapter 13: Neuromodulation and Intrathecal Therapies for the Treatment Chronic

Radiculopathy Related with Intractable Discogenic Pain


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