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Title Essentials of radiofrequency ablation of the spine and joints / Timothy R. Deer, Nomen Azeem, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2021]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents Part 1. Foundations of RFA -- 1. History/Development of Radiofrequency Ablation (for Chronic Pain) -- 2. Mechanism of Action of Radiofrequency Ablation -- 3. Types of Radiofrequency Ablation: Pulsed RFA -- 4. Types of Radiofrequency Ablation: Cool RFA -- 5. Types of Radiofrequency Ablation: Monopolar/Bipolar -- Part II. Indications for RFA -- 6. Cervical Pain -- 7. Thoracic Pain -- 8. Lumbar Pain -- 9. Vertebral Body (Basiverterbral nerve) .-10. Spinal Metastasis -- 11. Sacroiliac Joint Pain.-12. Hip Joint Pain -- 13. Knee Joint Pain -- 14. Shoulder Joint Pain -- Part III. Other Indications and the Future of RFA -- 15. Peripheral nerve ablation -- 16. Future Indications
Summary This book provides a comprehensive review of the development of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for the treatment of chronic pain. The book consists of three sections; it begins with the foundations of RFA by examining its history, development, mechanisms of action, and types. The second section explores various indications for RFA, including cervical pain, spinal metastasis, vertebral body, and hip joint pain. The final section then discusses the utilization of peripheral nerve ablation. The book concludes with future indications and forward-looking options for these therapies. Essentials of Radiofrequency Ablation of the Spine and Joints is a forward-looking resource that recognizes the expanding field of RFA indications and new tools for ablation
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 16, 2021)
Subject Radiotherapy.
Catheter ablation.
Pain -- Radiotherapy
Catheter Ablation
Catheter ablation.
Form Electronic book
Author Deer, Timothy R., editor.
Azeem, Nomen, editor.
ISBN 9783030780326