Pulsed radiofrequency neurotomy: advances in pain medicine.

  title={Pulsed radiofrequency neurotomy: advances in pain medicine.},
  author={Farshad M Ahadian},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  volume={8 1},
In the past three decades, radiofrequency neurotomy (RFN) has been established as a safe and effective treatment for facet and sacroiliac arthropathy. However, early reports of deafferentation pain syndromes and motor deficit with the application of radiofrequency lesions to other neural structures effectively halted further development of this technology for other applications until recent years. Pulsed radiofrequency neurotomy (PRFN) represents the most recent advance in radiofrequency… CONTINUE READING


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