14. Interventional Pain Procedures in the Thoracic Region

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

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch14

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 Thoracic Region, in Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch14

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 thoracic region, interventional pain procedures;
  • thoracic epidural space, and percutaneous interlaminar block;
  • thoracic interlaminar epidural block, in prone/lateral position;
  • epidural hematoma and bleeding within epidural, major complications;
  • thoracic epidural space percutaneous transforaminal block;
  • technique of thoracic facet medial branch lesioning;
  • percutaneous thoracic discography, and technique;
  • corticosteroids and suprascapular nerve blocking in adhesive capsulitis, bursitis;
  • thoracic sympathetic chain, percutaneous block and lesioning;
  • intercostal nerve percutaneous block

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Percutaneous interlaminar block of the thoracic epidural space

  • Percutaneous transforaminal block of the thoracic epidural space

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the thoracic facet joint and medial branch

  • Percutaneous thoracic discography

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the suprascapular nerve

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the thoracic sympathetic chain

  • Percutaneous block of the intercostal nerve

  • Further reading