Reducing Risks and Complications of Interventional Pain Procedures

1st Edition

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


  • Matthew Ranson
  • Jason Pope
  • Timothy Deer
  • Key Features

    • Understand the rationale and scientific evidence for choosing the most effective drugs and techniques.
    • Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines.
    • Apply the newest techniques and latest knowledge in neuromodulation.
    • Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms.
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    Table of Contents

    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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