Medial branch neurotomy in low back pain

  title={Medial branch neurotomy in low back pain},
  author={Chinmoy Roy and Nilay Chatterjee},
Dear Sir, We read with interest this article by Salvatore M. et al. [1] (Medial branch neurotomy in low back pain, Neuroradiology: DOI 10.1007/s00234-011-0986-6). The authors have described the effectiveness of pulse radiofrequency medial branch neurotomy in 92 patients with facet joint syndrome. Two recent randomized studies comparing pulsed and conventional radiofrequency treatment for facetogenic pain have found conventional radiofrequency to be superior [2, 3]. What motivated the authors to… CONTINUE READING