12. Interventional Pain Procedures in the Head

  1. P. Prithvi Raj MBBS, FFARCS (Eng), FIPP1 and
  2. Serdar Erdine MD, FIPP2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch12

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

How to Cite

Raj, P. P. and Erdine, S. (2012) Interventional Pain Procedures in the Head, in Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Istanbul Pain Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670385

Online ISBN: 9781118300480

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Keywords:

  • the head region, and interventional pain procedures;
  • percutaneous block, and trigeminal ganglion lesioning;
  • spinal trigeminal nucleus, pain/temperature sensations of the facial;
  • trigeminal ganglion innervation;
  • trigeminal ganglion blocks, and contraindications;
  • trigeminal ganglion and branches, RF thermocoagulation;
  • percutaneous balloon compression technique;
  • trigeminal ganglion and nerve lesioning complications;
  • diagnostic and/or therapeutic mandibular nerve block techniques;
  • SPG percutaneous block and lesioning, RF thermocoagulation of SPG

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the trigeminal ganglion

  • Percutaneous maxillary nerve block

  • Percutaneous mandibular nerve block

  • Percutaneous block of the terminal branches of the trigeminal nerve

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the sphenopalatine ganglion

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the

  • glossopharyngeal nerve

  • Further reading