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Results of Intradiscal Pulsed Radiofrequency for Lumbar Discogenic Pain: Comparison with Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy
Background We have developed an intradiscal pulsed radiofrequency (Disc PRF) technique, using Diskit II® needles (NeuroTherm, Wilmington, MA, USA), as a minimally invasive treatment option forExpand
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Radiofrequency Treatment of Peripheral Nerves
  • O. Rohof
  • Medicine
  • Pain practice : the official journal of World…
  • 1 September 2002
Abstract: Treatment of chronic refractory pain in which peripheral nerves are involved has proven to be difficult. Neurolysis by surgical, chemical, cryogenic, or thermal means may be considered asExpand
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Intradiscal pulsed radiofrequency for chronic lumbar discogenic low back pain: a one year prospective outcome study using discoblock for diagnosis.
BACKGROUND Discogenic pain is an important cause of low back pain (LBP). We have developed a pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) technique, using Diskit II needles (NeuroTherm, Middleton, MA, USA) placedExpand
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Intradiscal Pulsed Radiofrequency Application Following Provocative Discography for the Management of Degenerative Disc Disease and Concordant Pain: A Pilot Study
  • O. Rohof
  • Medicine
  • Pain practice : the official journal of World…
  • 1 June 2012
Abstract:  The development of diagnostic criteria and the use of provocative discography allow identifying the degenerative disc as causative structure for chronic low‐back pain. Unfortunately, noneExpand
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Results of pulsed radiofrequency technique with two laterally placed electrodes in the annulus in patients with chronic lumbar discogenic pain
Discogenic pain is an important cause of low back pain (LBP). We have developed a pulsed radiofrequency (P-RF) technique, using two electrodes placed bilaterally in the annulus, for applyingExpand
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9. Painful Shoulder Complaints
Painful shoulder complaints have a high incidence and prevalence. The etiology is not always clear. Clinical history and the active and passive motion examination of the shoulder are the cornerstonesExpand
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Some considerations about the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with intrathecal baclofen
A case history of therapy resistent trigeminal neuralgia was presented by Wechsung and Müller. This patient was previously treated without any succes with glycerol injections, “electrocauterisation”,Expand
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The response to radiofrequency neurotomy of medial branches including a bipolar system for thoracic facet joints
Abstract Background and aims The evidence for interventional treatment of thoracic facet joint pain remains limited. This is partly due to inconsistency of the path of thoracic medial branches and aExpand
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