Intradiscal electrothermal treatment for chronic discogenic low back pain: a prospective outcome study with minimum 1-year follow-up.

@article{Saal2000IntradiscalET,
  title={Intradiscal electrothermal treatment for chronic discogenic low back pain: a prospective outcome study with minimum 1-year follow-up.},
  author={Jeffrey A Saal and Joel S Saal},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 20},
  pages={2622-7}
}
STUDY DESIGN Prospective case series. OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome of patients with chronic low back pain whose symptoms did not improve with aggressive nonoperative care and who chose (intradiscal electrothermal anuloplasty) IDET as an alternative to chronic pain management or interbody fusion surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Patients with unremitting chronic discogenic low back pain are faced with the choice of long-term pain management or fusion surgery. Intradiscal… CONTINUE READING

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