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


  • Leonardo Kapural
  • Philip Kim
  • Timothy Deer
  • 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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