Crossed transvertebral puncture to block spinal ganglion in treatment of pain.

@article{Kolrk1988CrossedTP,
  title={Crossed transvertebral puncture to block spinal ganglion in treatment of pain.},
  author={J Kol{\'a}r{\'i}k and Pavel N{\'a}dvorn{\'i}k and Michael J. Dvorak and M Andrs},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Neurochirurgie},
  year={1988},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={185-8}
}
A simple and highly efficient percutaneous method eliminating the spinal ganglion and its posterior spinal cord root in treating metameric pain is described. Monitored by X-ray the needle crosses the vertebral canal passing e.g. from the right into the left intervertebral space. The intervention itself is made by a mesocaine alcohol block. The first… CONTINUE READING