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Results of Intradiscal Pulsed Radiofrequency for Lumbar Discogenic Pain: Comparison with Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy
TLDR
Disc PRF appears to be an alternative to IDET as a safe, minimally invasive treatment option for patients with chronic discogenic LBP.
Radiofrequency Treatment of Peripheral Nerves
  • O. Rohof
  • Medicine
    Pain practice : the official journal of World…
  • 1 September 2002
TLDR
Treatment of chronic refractory pain in which peripheral nerves are involved has proven to be difficult and the introduction of the non‐neurodestructive pulsed radiofrequency technique has provided new possibilities for the treatment of peripheral nerves.
Caudal Epidural of Pulsed Radiofrequency in Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN); Report of Three Cases
  • O. Rohof
  • Medicine
    Anesthesiology and pain medicine
  • 25 June 2014
TLDR
Application of pulsed radiofrequency was effective to treat a variety of pain syndromes without neurological complications or other sequelae and the observations of pain relief in the difficult to treat patients with PHN justifies further investigation.
Intradiscal pulsed radiofrequency for chronic lumbar discogenic low back pain: a one year prospective outcome study using discoblock for diagnosis.
TLDR
This intradiscal PRF method with consecutive PRF 5/5/60V, 15 min (with Diskit needle) appears to be a safe, minimally invasive treatment option for patients with chronic discogenic LBP.
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, none
Results of pulsed radiofrequency technique with two laterally placed electrodes in the annulus in patients with chronic lumbar discogenic pain
TLDR
The bi-annular P-RF disc method with consecutive P- RF 5/5/60 V, 12-min (with Diskit needle), appears to be a safe, minimally invasive treatment option for patients with chronic discogenic LBP.
9. Painful Shoulder Complaints
TLDR
Three shoulder tests are important for the examination of shoulder complaints: shoulder abduction, shoulder external rotation, and horizontal shoulder adduction, which can guide the examiner to the correct diagnosis.
The response to radiofrequency neurotomy of medial branches including a bipolar system for thoracic facet joints
TLDR
The promising findings from this case series merit further assessment with prospective, randomized controlled trial which will produce a more reliable and accurate finding for its clinical applications.
Some considerations about the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with intrathecal baclofen
TLDR
A case history of therapy resistent trigeminal neuralgia was presented and data show that therapy resistance is very infrequent and the most succesful surgical procedure is the radiofrequency thermal lesion of the Gasserian ganglion (Sweet).
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