Percutaneous treatment of cervical disk hernias using gelified ethanol.

@article{Thron2010PercutaneousTO,
  title={Percutaneous treatment of cervical disk hernias using gelified ethanol.},
  author={Jacques Th{\'e}ron and Hugo Cuellar and Teresa Sola and Leopoldo Guimaraens and A Casasco and P Courtheoux},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={1454-6}
}
This study investigates the efficacy of chemonucleolysis using RGE in the treatment of cervical disk hernias in a small sample of patients who had cervical diskogenic or radicular pain secondary to disk herniations. Results were satisfactory in 89.5% patients, with no adverse events recorded during the procedure or after. The use of RGE shows promising… CONTINUE READING