Genitofemoral Nerve Block

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CHAPTER 60 Genitofemoral Nerve Block Andrea Trescot Perhaps because much of its path is intra-abdominal, the genitofemoral nerve (GFN) nerve is an under-recognized cause of abdominal and pelvic pain. INDICATIONS…

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Vascular Complications of Spinal Interventions

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CHAPTER 41 Vascular Complications of Spinal Interventions Scott E. Glaser, Rinoo V. Shah, and Peter S. Staats INTRODUCTION Minimally invasive procedures/injections are used to diagnose and treat pain emanating from…

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Pudendal Nerve Block

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CHAPTER 62 Pudendal Nerve Block Susanti Chowdhaury, Gail Gray, and Andrea Trescot Pudendal pain can often be difficult to diagnose and harder to treat. The majority of patients suffering from…

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Neurolytic Blocks

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CHAPTER 77 Neurolytic Blocks Kenneth D. Candido and Nebojsa Nick Knezevic INTRODUCTION Dogliotti1 first described the technique of subarachnoid chemical neurolysis using alcohol for the treatment of sciatic pain more…

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Spinal Cord Stimulation: Trialing Procedure

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CHAPTER 70 Spinal Cord Stimulation: Trialing Procedure Richard B. North INTRODUCTION This chapter deals with screening trials for the use of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) to treat otherwise intractable pain….

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Percutaneous Facet Fusion

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CHAPTER 30 Percutaneous Facet Fusion Rinoo V. Shah BACKGROUND As surgical technology becomes less invasive, interventional pain physicians will play an increasing role in delivering this care. Facet mediated pain…

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Celiac Plexus Block Using CT Guidance

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CHAPTER 45 Celiac Plexus Block Using CT Guidance Kenneth D. Candido and Nebojsa N. Knezevic INDICATIONS The major indications for celiac plexus block (CPB) include abdominal pain which is nonresponsive…

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Percutaneous Disc Decompressions

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CHAPTER 32 Percutaneous Disc Decompressions Sanjay Bakshi and Gerard W. Abrahamsen INDICATIONS Percutaneous disc decompression (PDD) is a minimally invasive procedure performed under fluoroscopic guidance for the treatment of lower…

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