A Novel Balloon-Inflatable Catheter for Percutaneous Epidural Adhesiolysis and Decompression

@inproceedings{Choi2014ANB,
  title={A Novel Balloon-Inflatable Catheter for Percutaneous Epidural Adhesiolysis and Decompression},
  author={Seong Soo Choi and Eun Young Joo and Beom Sang Hwang and Jong Hyuk Lee and Gunn Lee and Jeong Hun Suh and Jeong Gill Leem and Jin Woo Shin},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of pain},
  year={2014}
}
Epidural adhesions cause pain by interfering with the free movement of the spinal nerves and increasing neural sensitivity as a consequence of neural compression. To remove adhesions and deliver injected drugs to target sites, percutaneous epidural adhesiolysis (PEA) is performed in patients who are unresponsive to conservative treatments. We describe four patients who were treated with a newly developed inflatable balloon catheter for more effective PEA and relief of stenosis. In the present… CONTINUE READING

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